Hydrocodone vs Robitussin DM

Hydrocodone
(Rx)
Robitussin DM
(OTC)
Hydrocodone is a cough & cold medication.
Robitussin DM is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.0
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
152,702 Discussions
3,456 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
#2 for Common Cold
#3 for Congestion
#4 for Flu
#5 for Allergy
Robitussin DM is approved for Cough and Common Cold and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Addiction
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Euphoria
3
Vomiting
2
Drowsiness
2
Numbness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Seizures
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
Rob
Vomiting
4
Nausea
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Drowsiness
1
Hallucinations
1
Blackouts
1
Stomach Issues
1
Gagging
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Addiction
1
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Hydrocodone
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Robitussin DM
Rob
Addiction
Hyd
Rob
10
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Rob
9
1
Euphoria
Hyd
Rob
3
0
Vomiting
Hyd
Rob
2
4
Drowsiness
Hyd
Rob
2
1
Numbness
Hyd
Rob
1
0
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Rob
1
0
Seizures
Hyd
Rob
1
0
Liver Damage
Hyd
Rob
1
0
Restlessness
Hyd
Rob
1
0
Vomiting
Rob
Hyd
4
2
Nausea
Rob
Hyd
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Rob
Hyd
1
9
Drowsiness
Rob
Hyd
1
2
Hallucinations
Rob
Hyd
1
0
Blackouts
Rob
Hyd
1
0
Stomach Issues
Rob
Hyd
1
0
Gagging
Rob
Hyd
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Rob
Hyd
1
0
Addiction
Rob
Hyd
1
10
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 Robitussin DM 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 Robitussin DM and alcohol.
Method of use
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Syrup
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Syrup: 10-100 mg/5 mL, 15-100 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
Guaifenesin/Dextromethorphan Hbr
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydrocodone and Robitussin DM: 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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