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   P-Tuss

P-Tuss
K Guaiacosul/hydrocodone Oral


This combination of cough suppressant and expectorant is used to treat cough due to colds or flu. Also, phlegm (lung secretions) may become less thick after using P-Tuss along with fluids.

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Hydone, Marcof, Prolex Dh, Entuss, Jaycof
 
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p-Tuss
Hydone, Marcof, Prolex Dh, Entuss, Jaycof

Uses
This combination of cough suppressant and expectorant is used to treat cough due to colds or flu. Also, phlegm (lung secretions) may become less thick after using P-Tuss along with fluids.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include slowed breathing, drowsiness, deep sleep or loss of consciousness, cold and clammy skin, dry mouth, and slow pulse.

How To Use
  • Take P-Tuss by mouth with a full glass (8 oz or 240 ml) of water generally 4 times daily as needed, or as directed by your doctor.
  • If stomach upset occurs, this product may be taken with food.
  • Drink plenty of fluids unless otherwise directed.
  • Use P-Tuss exactly as prescribed.
  • Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because P-Tuss can be habit-forming.
  • Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using P-Tuss without your doctor s approval.
  • When used for an extended period, P-Tuss may not work as well and may require different dosing.
  • Talk with your doctor if P-Tuss stops working well.
  • Notify your doctor if your condition does not improve in 7 days or if you develop a high fever or persistent headache.

Side Effects
  • Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting or constipation may occur.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor.
  • Unlikely but report promptly: unusually fast heartbeat, decreased amount of urine.
  • An allergic reaction to P-Tuss is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other side effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, including: allergies (especially to codeine), lung disease (e.g., asthma, emphysema), recent head injury.
  • P-Tuss may make you dizzy or drowsy.
  • Use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages.
  • Caution is advised when using P-Tuss in the elderly, as they may be more sensitive to drug side effects.
  • Children may be more sensitive to the effects of P-Tuss.
  • Use cautiously.
  • This product should not be given to children under 3 years of age.
  • This combination of medications should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known whether this combination of medications passes into breast milk.
  • Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this product is not recommended.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • When instructed to use this on a regular schedule (not as needed ): if you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: cimetidine, naltrexone.
  • Also report the use of drugs that cause drowsiness, such as: sleeping pills, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines, anti-seizure drugs, muscle relaxants, antihistamines that cause drowsiness (e.g., diphenhydramine).
  • Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products) because they may contain drowsiness-causing ingredients.
  • Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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