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Cough Syrup vs. Hydrocodone for Cough

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Cough Syrup

OTC
/ 47,952 posts
Other Names: Robitussin   Guaifenesin   Mucinex   Expectorant   Tussin

Hydrocodone

Rx
/ 112,513 posts
Other Names: Histinex HC
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 47,952 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 112,513 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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cough medicine (or linctus, when in syrup form) is a medicinal medication used in an attempt to treat coughing and related conditions. For dry coughs, treatment with cough suppressants (antitussives) may be attempted to suppress the body's ur... Read more on Wikipedia
Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from either of two naturally occurring opiates: codeine and thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and Cough medicine (cough suppressant). It is commonl... Read more on Wikipedia
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By jack
March 28, 2014
jack wrote
help
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By no to drugs
March 26, 2014
no to drugs wrote
what it did to me a 15 year old kid
please give me some advise
no to drugs  |  March 27, 2014
please give me some feed back my life is bad right now
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
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By Pilgrim
February 26, 2014
Pilgrim wrote
Codeine cough medicine and apaps
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By Adriana saenz
February 24, 2014
Adriana saenz wrote
hydro
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By hms7777
December 25, 2013
hms7777 wrote
Clonidine
it just helps you sleep
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
When I started on Clonidine I pretty much became narcoleptic for a period of a few hours about 1.5-2 hours after taking it. There were times I'd literally fall asleep standing up at work, my coworkers kept taking pictures of me, haha. It got better after a couple weeks, but it was tough to work my way through. I'm on 1mg AM, 1mg PM. I work overnights and loved the AM pill as it'd knock me right out and I'd sleep great! Been on about 6 months now and it doesn't affect me in that regard at
Mike  |  February 5, 2014
I had the same issue when withdrawing from my fentanyl patches. Discuss this concern with your doctor as I did. I had the dose reduced to .1 mg from .2 mg. I don't know what breaking in half will do. It's an immediate release pill so it might leech too much medicine in your system too fast like with many other meds. Once I got used to the .1, I went back up to .2 (I also have high blood pressure). It also works like a charm getting rid of the stinging in my feet due to a spinal injury. G
KJ  |  January 24, 2014
Clonidine lowers your blood pressure, so you can become light headed. You probably have solved this, but if not try half and then have a few hours later.
Anonymous  |  January 6, 2014
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By Rob
December 12, 2013
Rob wrote
Amenea Hydrocodone/APAP 10-325
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By Biggs
November 29, 2013
Biggs wrote
Pain management
Good for you others not so lucky I lost a uncle close to me that died on haroin he was cut off from doctor the same meds you are on. He couldn't handle the withdraws Don't want to sound or preitch to you but pat your self on the back
March 26, 2014
your still on OXY..
mp  |  March 5, 2014
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By Mike P
October 10, 2013
Mike P wrote
Hydrocodone
YES!!!!!!!
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
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By mgrace00
September 13, 2013
mgrace00 wrote
Hydrocodone/Wellbutrin SR Personal Experience
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What patients are saying about Cough Syrup vs. Hydrocodone

922 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
to down some cough syrup before bed that has hydrocodone...
...going to down some cough syrup before bed that has...
lasted a long time) and now regularly take 10 mg hydrocodone...
...have been strugglin with hydrocodone for 3 years now. I started off with tussinex cough syrup (wow, what a high that lasted a long time) and now regularly take 10 mg hydrocodone tabs. None is...
can. I managed to detox and go cold turkey from a Lortab...
...you. POUR THE COUGH SYRUP DOWN THE SINK ...hydrocodone with hydrocodone in your face. I just don't know anyone who can. I managed to detox and go cold turkey from a Lortab addiction at...
syrup. Immediately I felt relief and I rapidly got better
...terrible brochitis for several months. I could not shake it. Finally, my doctor prescribed hydrocodone cough syrup. Immediately I felt...
to prescribe me the cough syrup that had the hydrocodone...
...Dr. use to prescribe me the cough syrup that had the hydrocodone in it and it worked really nice.  But, ...time I had the cough syrup, the pharmacy had ...prescribe the good cough syrup anym...
always have to give me cough syrup with hydrocodone in it.....
...my sjogren's symptoms have gotten more severe.. They always have to give me cough syrup with hydrocodone in it.. It really helps to break up all of the crud in your chest and stop the coughing.....
pills and put them in some cough syrup? (if so... what...
...hydrocodone syrup. It was sweet like candy, orange flavored I think. Pill taste? Do you think he crushed up some hydrocodone pills and put them in some cough syrup?...
In cough syrup amounts, does it really help? If so,...
...of the stuff with hydrocodone will cause some withdrawl symptoms.... As said above, ...had it with hydrocodone, don't be surprised ...guaifenisin. In cough syrup amounts, does it really ...
syrup with hydrocodone rules imskratty - 395 - indeed...
...Licensed to Quit Geo - cough syrup with hydrocodone rules imskratty - 395 -...
syrup with hydrocodone rules imskratty - 395 - indeed...
...Licensed to Quit Geo - cough syrup with hydrocodone rules imskratty - 395 -...
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