Hycofenix Oral Solution 40 mg/0.5 mg/6 mg per mL
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
Drink the medicine.
Measure the dose of liquid medicine carefully. Use the measuring device that come with the medicine. If you do not have one, please ask your pharmacist for help.
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
You may take with food to prevent stomach upset.
Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Keep the medicine away from heat and light.
Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.
Drink plenty of water while on this medicine.
To reduce constipation, eat high fiber foods, drink plenty of water and exercise.
Avoid drinks with caffeine while on this medicine.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or worsen after 5 days of using this medicine.
You may stop using this medicine if you no longer have symptoms.
This medicine may interfere with some lab test results. Be sure to tell all your healthcare providers that you are taking this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than four times during 24 hours.
This medicine is not recommended for use in children younger than 18.
This medicine contains an opioid. Though it helps many people, this medicine may sometimes cause addiction, especially if it is used for a long time. This risk for addiction may be higher if you have a substance use disorder - such as overuse of or addiction to drugs or alcohol. Speak with your doctor about the benefits and risks of using this medicine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
It is very important that you carefully measure the amount of medicine you take. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist should show you the correct way to measure this medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
This medicine may cause dizziness or fainting, especially after exercising or in hot weather. Be very careful when standing or sitting up quickly.
If possible, avoid using with marijuana or other medicines that can cause dizziness or drowsiness. These include allergy/cold products, muscle relaxers, sleep aids, and pain relievers.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.
Do not drink beverages with alcohol while on this medicine.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not breastfeed while on this medicine.
This medicine can hurt a new baby in the womb. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, tell your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a different medicine.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with breathing difficulties.
Call your doctor right away if you notice slow or shallow breathing.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
This medicine can cause serious side effects in some patients. Important information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is available from your pharmacist. Please review it carefully with your pharmacist to understand the risks associated with this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- drowsiness or sedation
- high blood pressure
- stomach upset or abdominal pain
If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.
- difficulty concentrating
- an exaggerated feeling of well-being (euphoria)
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- decreased awareness or responsiveness
- breathing interruption during sleep
- shallow, irregular breathing
- changes in memory, mood, or thinking
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- fast or irregular heart beats
- severe stomach or bowel pain
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
- difficulty or discomfort urinating
- weight loss
A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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