Prednisone vs Tussionex

Prednisone
(Rx)
Tussionex
(Rx)
Prednisone is a steroid.
Tussionex is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.4
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergy
1.7
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 17, 1972
December 31, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
570,767 Discussions
2,735 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Swelling
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Asthma
#8 for Infection
#10 for Rash
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Itching
#13 for Joint Pain
#14 for Cancer
#16 for Hives
#17 for Acne
Prednisone is prescribed for RA, Allergy, Crohn's Disease, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Asthma, Infection, Rash, Headaches, Itching, Joint Pain, Shortness of Breath, Hives and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Flu
Tussionex is prescribed for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pre
Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Increased Appetite
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Tus
Addiction
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Euphoria
3
Vomiting
3
Depression
2
Dizziness
1
Cancer
1
Chest Infection
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Wheezing
1
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Prednisone
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Tussionex
Tus
Weight Gain
Pre
Tus
9
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Tus
2
4
Mood Swings
Pre
Tus
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Tus
1
1
Cataract
Pre
Tus
1
0
Bone Loss
Pre
Tus
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
Tus
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Pre
Tus
1
0
Increased Appetite
Pre
Tus
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pre
Tus
1
0
Addiction
Tus
Pre
8
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tus
Pre
4
2
Euphoria
Tus
Pre
3
0
Vomiting
Tus
Pre
3
0
Depression
Tus
Pre
2
0
Dizziness
Tus
Pre
1
0
Cancer
Tus
Pre
1
0
Chest Infection
Tus
Pre
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Tus
Pre
1
1
Wheezing
Tus
Pre
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 Tussionex 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 Tussionex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Suspension: , 8-10 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Prednisone
Hydrocodone Polistrx/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Prednisone and Tussionex: 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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