chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, hydrocodone, pseudoephedrine (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Z-Tuss 2)?
Since cough or cold medicine is usually taken only as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Z-Tuss 2)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of hydrocodone can be fatal.
Overdose symptoms may include fast or uneven heart rate, extreme drowsiness, feeling restless or hyperactive, confusion, hallucinations, warmth or redness in your face, cold or clammy skin, blue-colored lips or fingernails, weak or shallow breathing, fainting, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, hydrocodone, and pseudoephedrine (Z-Tuss 2)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, or hydrocodone.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cough, cold, allergy, or sleep medicine. Chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine are contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug. Check the label to see if a medicine contains an antihistamine, decongestant, or expectorant.
What other drugs will affect chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, hydrocodone, and pseudoephedrine (Z-Tuss 2)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, or hydrocodone.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, hydrocodone, and pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about chlorpheniramine, guaifenesin, hydrocodone, and pseudoephedrine.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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