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As with all narcotics, TUSSIONEX (hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine) Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension may produce marked drowsiness and impair the mental and/or physical abilities required for the performance of potentially hazardous tasks such as driving a car or operating machinery; patients should be cautioned accordingly. TUSSIONEX (hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine) Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension must not be diluted with fluids or mixed with other drugs as this may alter the resin-binding and change the absorption rate, possibly increasing the toxicity.

Patients should be advised to measure TUSSIONEX (hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine) Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension with an accurate measuring device. A household teaspoon is not an accurate measuring device and could lead to overdosage, especially when a half a teaspoon is measured. A pharmacist can recommend an appropriate measuring device and can provide instructions for measuring the correct dose.

Shake well before using.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/19/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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