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Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine is also known as: Atuss MS, B-Tuss, Chemdal HD, Chemdal HD Plus, Chemtussin HC, Chlorgest HD, Chlorphen HD, Comtussin HC, Coughtuss, Cyndal HD, Cytuss HC, De-Chlor HC, De-Chlor HD, Ditussin-HC, Duradal HD, Echotuss-HC, Ed-TLC, Ed-Tuss HC, Efasin-HD, Efasin-HD Plus, Endagen-HD, Endal-HD Plus, Endotuss-HD, Enplus-HD, Exo-Tuss

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 22, 2018.

Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine Pregnancy Warnings

Chlorpheniramine/hydrocodone/phenylephrine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies of hydrocodone have revealed evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Chlorpheniramine/hydrocodone/phenylephrine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

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Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of chlorpheniramine/hydrocodone/phenylephrine into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Tusana-D (chlorpheniramine/hydrocodone/phenylephrine)." Cypress Pharmaceutical Inc, Madison, MS.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Tusana-D (chlorpheniramine/hydrocodone/phenylephrine)." Cypress Pharmaceutical Inc, Madison, MS.

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