Hydrocodone vs Promethazine-Codeine

Hydrocodone
(Rx)
Promethazine-Codeine
(Rx)
Hydrocodone is a cough & cold medication.
Promethazine-Codeine is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 31, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
152,558 Discussions
897 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Depression
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Allergy
#7 for Cough
#8 for Severe Pain
#9 for Migraines
Hydrocodone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
Promethazine-Codeine is prescribed for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Addiction
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Euphoria
3
Vomiting
2
Drowsiness
2
Numbness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Seizures
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
Pro
Addiction
1
Euphoria
1
Nausea
1
Vomiting
1
Drowsiness
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Depression
1
Sleep Apnea
1
Itching
1
Unconscious
1
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Euphoria
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3
1
Vomiting
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2
1
Drowsiness
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2
1
Numbness
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0
Dry Mouth
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1
0
Seizures
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1
0
Liver Damage
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1
0
Restlessness
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1
0
Addiction
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1
10
Euphoria
Pro
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1
3
Nausea
Pro
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1
0
Vomiting
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1
2
Drowsiness
Pro
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1
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pro
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1
9
Depression
Pro
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1
0
Sleep Apnea
Pro
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1
0
Itching
Pro
Hyd
1
0
Unconscious
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1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Promethazine-Codeine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Hydrocodone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Promethazine-Codeine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Syrup
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Syrup: , 6.25-10 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phenylephrine Hcl/Hydrocodone Bit/Chlorpheniramine
Codeine/Promethazine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydrocodone and Promethazine-Codeine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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