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Uni-Tricof HC Side Effects

Generic Name: chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine

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

For the Consumer

Applies to chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine: oral liquid

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;

  • severe anxiety, confusion, fear;

  • painful or difficult urination;

  • little or no urinating; or

  • dangerously high blood pressure--severe headache, blurred vision, pounding in your neck or ears, nosebleed, anxiety, confusion, severe chest pain, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeats.

Side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, and confusion may be more likely in older adults.

Common side effects may include:

  • dizziness, drowsiness;

  • mood changes;

  • blurred vision; or

  • nausea, vomiting.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone / phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral syrup

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included hypertension, postural hypotension, tachycardia, and palpitations.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included ureteral spasm, spasm of vesical sphincters, and urinary retention.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included sedation, drowsiness, mental clouding, lethargy, impairment of mental and physical performance, anxiety, fear, dysphoria, and dizziness.[Ref]

Psychiatric

Psychiatric side effects have included psychic dependence and mood changes.[Ref]

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included blurred vision.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

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

References

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

Some side effects of Uni-Tricof 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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