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Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Homatropine Methylbromide Syrup
Cough and cold
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Drug Name:

Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Homatropine Methylbromide Syrup CII

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hydrocodone bitartrate 5mg, homatropine methylbromide 1.5mg; per 5mL.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Homatropine Methylbromide Syrup:

Cough.

Adult:

Use accurate measuring device. ≥12yrs: 5mL every 4–6hrs as needed; max 30mL/24hrs.

Children:

Use accurate measuring device. <6yrs: not recommended. 6–11yrs: 2.5mL every 4–6hrs as needed; max 15mL/24hrs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Risks from concomitant benzodiazepines or other CNS depressants (see Interactions). Risk of life-threatening respiratory depression (esp. in children). Abuse potential (monitor). Head injury, other intracranial lesions or pre-existing increase in intracranial pressure. Acute abdomen. Hypothyroidism. Addison's disease. Prostatic hypertrophy. Urethral stricture. Asthma. Narrow-angle glaucoma. Severe hepatic or renal impairment. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Increased risk of respiratory depression, sedation with benzodiazepines or other CNS depressants (eg, opioids, antihistamines, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, alcohol); avoid. May affect or be affected by MAOIs, TCAs.

See Also:

Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Homatropine Methylbromide Tablets

Pharmacological Class:

Antitussive.

Adverse Reactions:

Respiratory depression, drowsiness, hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, palpitations, anticholinergic effects, sedation, anxiety, nausea, rash, pruritus.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Hycodan.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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