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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Glaucoma
  • Breathing problems, including asthma or lung disease
  • An enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH)
  • Problems urinating, including a condition known as urethral stricture (narrowing of the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body)
  • Thyroid disease, such as hypothyroidism
  • Problems with your adrenal gland, such as Addison's disease
  • A history of a head injury, stroke, seizures, or increased intracranial pressure
  • Plans to have surgery
  • Stomach or intestinal problems, including intestinal blockage or chronic constipation
  • A history of drug or alcohol dependence
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
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