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Lortuss HC Side Effects

Generic Name: hydrocodone / phenylephrine

Note: This document contains side effect information about hydrocodone / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Lortuss HC.

Applies to hydrocodone/phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral syrup

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness, nervousness, insomnia, and headache.[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and constipation.[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included respiratory depression.[Ref]


Psychiatric side effects have included addiction.[Ref]


General side effects have included lassitude,and giddiness,[Ref]


Genitourinary side effects have included urinary retention in patients with prostatic hypertrophy.[Ref]


1. "PDR Generics. 4th ed." Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics (1998):

Some side effects of Lortuss HC may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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