Tussionex Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Tussionex may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: oral capsule, extended release; oral liquid; oral suspension, extended release
Nervous system side effects have included sedation, drowsiness, mental clouding, lethargy, impairment of mental performance, anxiety, fear, dysphoria, euphoria, dizziness, psychic dependence, and mood changes.
Dermatologic side effects have included rash and pruritus.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Genitourinary side effects have included ureteral spasm, spasm of versicle sphincters, and urinary retention.
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory depression, dryness of the pharynx, and occasional tightness of the chest.
The long-acting hydrocodone-containing cough product (marketed as Tussionex Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension) may produce dose-related respiratory depression by acting directly on brain stem respiratory centers. Its use of been associated with fatal respiratory depression.
General side effects have included impairment of physical performance.Top
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