- What is hydrocodone homatropine?
- Is hydrocodone homatropine available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for hydrocodone homatropine?
- Why is hydrocodone homatropine prescribed to patients?
- What are the side effects of hydrocodone homatropine?
- What is the dosage for hydrocodone homatropine?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with hydrocodone homatropine?
- Is hydrocodone homatropine safe to use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about hydrocodone homatropine?
What are the side effects of hydrocodone homatropine?
The most common side effects of hydrocodone are:
Other important side effects include
- spasm of the ureter, and
- difficulty in urinating.
Hydrocodone can impair thinking and the physical abilities required for driving or operating machinery. Hydrocodone can depress breathing, and should be used with caution in elderly, debilitated patients and in patients with serious lung disease. Hydrocodone is habit forming. Mental and physical dependence can occur when used long-term.
Homatropine can increase pressure inside the eye and this is dangerous for those with glaucoma.
What is the dosage for hydrocodone homatropine?
- The dose for adults and children older than 12 years is one tablet (5 mg/1.5 mg) orally every 4 to 6 hours. The maximum dose is 30 mg/9 mg (6 tablets) in 24 hours.
- Children 6 to 12 years of age receive a 1/2 tablet (2.5 mg/0.75 mg) every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 3 tablets (15 mg/4.5 mg)
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