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Tussinex is a common misspelling of Tussionex (chlorpheniramine/hydrocodone).

What is Tussionex (Tussinex)?

Tussionex (Tussinex) Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension is a combination of chlorpheniramine and hydrocodone. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine and hydrocodone is a narcotic antitussive (cough suppressant). The antitussive works by suppressing the cough center in the brain. The antihistamine works by reducing the natural chemical histamine in the body, which reduces the symptoms of an allergic reaction such as itch, watery eyes and runny nose.

Tussionex (Tussinex) Pennkinetic is used to treat the symptoms of the common cold, flu, or hayfever and other upper respiratory allergies such as cough, runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose and throat, and itchy, watery eyes.

Tussionex (Tussinex) may also be used for other purposes not listed here.

Tussionex (Tussinex) may cause drowsiness or dizziness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Tussionex (Tussinex) with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.

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