FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments: HYCODAN

User Comments:

For Cough “Took it for bronchitis — worked like a charm. Took it in pill form cause cough medicine makes me vomit. It did the job but doctors frown against prescribing it because of its make up. It does work — when you can get a doctor to prescribe it. They will try 10 other things before finally prescribing this and it shouldn’t be that way.”

Midge2914 (taken for 10 years or more) May 12, 2017

For Cough “Worked well in terms of stopping my cough, but even at the lowest dose (5ml) I got extreme nausea and vomiting and had to switch to a different hydrocodone-based syrup.”

Kat85 (taken for less than 1 month) November 6, 2014

For Cough “This seems to be the only cough syrup that stops my chronic non-productive cough as it doesn’t knock me out. At one time the directions were 1-2 tsps/4 hours. I found out that 2 tsps will make me drowsy and nauseous so I stick to 1 teaspoon.”

Faf (taken for 10 years or more) February 26, 2014

For Cough “This medication worked great at stopping my cough immediately. I was diagnosed with bronchitis but I think it is now pneumonia. A strange thing happened though. I noticed every time I took it, a few hours later I would feel like I had the flu. My skin would hurt and I would actually get a fever which I didn’t have before.”

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) September 15, 2012

For Cough “This cough medicine is AWESOME for the nagging cough that comes with bronchitis. “

Anonymous April 20, 2012

For Cough “I was prescribed Hycodan tablets for bronchitis 30 years ago and have never been prescribed anything that works as well to get a good nights sleep when I have a bad cough. When I ask for it, even when my doctor prescribed it by name they didn’t have it in tablet form at my pharmacy. I end up with Vicodin, which does not work as well to stop the coughing. They both make me sleep, I would never take it in the daytime. “

6weekcough March 7, 2012

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