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My son was given...

He has a terrible cough and his Doc. Wrote him out the presciption Tussionex.Anyone familier with this cough syrup?I read about it but I always do my own research too.He said to give it to him at night.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:35 PM on Dec. 6, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • Do as the doctor says
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 10:36 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • I've heard of Robitussin. Am guessing it's similar.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:37 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • It's a prescription so it's potency is stronger than any OTC cough medicine. It will make him sleepy which will help him to get a good nights sleep. It will also help break up the mucous in his chest so he can breathe better.
    Kathy675

    Answer by Kathy675 at 10:42 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • If you would google this med, much info is available.
    mikesmom65270

    Answer by mikesmom65270 at 10:48 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • just do as doctor asks
    jov123

    Answer by jov123 at 11:42 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Tussionex is RX only a combination of chlorpheniramine and hydrocodone. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine and hydrocodone is used as a narcotic cough suppression
    Opie99

    Answer by Opie99 at 11:58 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Last time I had a really bad cough that was what the doc prescribed to me - it worked!
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:10 AM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • It works great made me a lil tired though
    MaybeMommy1994

    Answer by MaybeMommy1994 at 10:21 AM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • If you google any prescription drug, you will end up not taking because all of them have so many side effects, it scares me silly!
    older

    Answer by older at 1:26 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • It has codeine in it and it will help him sleep, take it as prescribed by the doctor. I can tell you it works very well!!! It will break up the congestion so that he can sleep. He won't need it for more than a couple of days.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:25 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

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