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KG-Tuss HD Side Effects

Generic Name: guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name KG-Tuss HD.

For the Consumer

Applies to guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine: oral elixir, oral liquid, oral solution, oral syrup, oral tablet

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine:

Incidence not known:
  • Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain
  • bloating
  • blurred vision
  • chest pain or discomfort
  • cold, clammy, pale skin
  • confusion
  • constipation
  • convulsions
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or troubled breathing
  • dizziness
  • dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  • fainting
  • fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  • irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  • pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  • shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  • slow heart rate
  • sweating
  • trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common:
  • Diarrhea
  • drowsiness
  • feeling of warmth
  • headache
  • nausea
  • redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  • relaxed and calm
  • sleepiness
  • sudden sweating
Incidence not known:
  • Trouble sleeping

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine: oral liquid, oral tablet

General

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References

1. "Product Information. Dynex HD (guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine)." Athlon Pharmaceuticals Inc, Birmingham, AL.

2. "Product Information. Entex HC (guaifenesin / hydrocodone / pseudoephedrine)." Athlon Pharmaceuticals Inc, Birmingham, AL.

Not all side effects for KG-Tuss HD may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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