) is a prescription medication approved to treat coughing and other upper respiratory symptoms, such as a runny nose and sneezing, caused by allergies
or the common cold
. It is a combination medicine that contains an antihistamine and a narcotic cough suppressant.
Just like any medicine, hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
Common side effects seen with hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex include but are not limited to:
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Nervousness or excitability
- Dry mouth, nose, or throat.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.