Tussionex Ext-rel Suspension

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Linda Says:
more info about this drug is available on the page for Tussionex

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sue Says:
I am trying to locate the mfg. of Tussionex ext,rel,susp. When I went to get my prescription filled the cost was $147.00. I had to tell them to put it back of the shelf. I am on disability, At some point I need to have heart transplant. Medicare will not pay anything on this drug. Any help that you can give me will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you for taking the time to read this note.

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Roy Says:
Hi Sue,

The manufacturer of Tussionex is UCB Pharmaceuticals ... they have a web site dedicted to this product at Tussionex.com and they list U.S. phone numbers on their USA contact page.

I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any questions or information to add...

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Shirley Says:
I agree with Sue, above. The price for Tussionex is prohibitive and I have found that it is the only cough syrup that works for me and allows me to sleep all night when I have a cold. With our old pharmacy insurance, the cost of 180 - 240 ml was $50.00, which was bad enough. Now with the new insurance the cost is $176.00 for the same amount. Basically the new insurance does not include this on their formulary. Thank you for your attention to this and will await a reply.

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pegi Says:
my tussionex was red, now yellow and does not work as well...why?

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luckyh Says:
Try Walmart. I filled my prescription for generic Tussionex and paid $4.00. It worked wonders and I was able to get a good nights sleep.

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LE Says:
Tussionex ext rel sus, will it make me cough more then I aready do? I am so worn out from coughing I could not stand to cough more.

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stephanie Says:
tussionex is Always yellow. the red stuff is a different form of vicodin ingredient cough syrup and cheaper. It also doesn't have the extended release attribute so i don't have any Idea why it isn't working as well. The real Tussionex the yellow stuff is THE BEST and STRONGEST narcotic pain syrup on the market. It also lasts for 12 hours due to the extended release and the others only last about 4. you may just need to take a bit more because instead of hitting you all at once it releases over time but you still get the ten MG of hydrocodone at once but lasting for 12 hours instead of four that is why it is so expensive. hope this helps,

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coughing more Says:
No. it only has a cough suppressant and an antihistimine.

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Jo Ann Says:
Exactly correct! But, it was so expensive at my pharmacy I couldn't pick it up. Maybe, I'll try WalMart as someone said.

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j alex Says:
Is the genericbformof tussionex susp? Maybr break pill, in cough syrup that mimic therealthing

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Little One Says:
I went to Walmart for my Tussinex ext-rel (but generic brand) and it cost me $80.00 My insurance only paid $20.00 of that....So I don't know why it only cost someone on here $4.00....It is the only thing that helps my cough though, other than Percoset.

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Knowledge Girl34 Says:
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No insurance covers that medication. I went to cvs pharmacy and the cost was 179.00. And once I got an Rx coupon I only paid 34.54 for 120 ml, but don't use the same coupon even though you can, cause sometimes the price changes and you may get it for a lil cheaper. Now I'm on 300ml a month and it cost 81.00 for a 300ml with the Rx savings card. It's amazing the way the cost jumps. Saved me a lot of money!!

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Happy Says:
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You are absolutely correct. My grandfather took Tussinex Ext Release several times over the years for COPD & it is Yellow/ Gold in color. I myself have taken it before. A few years ago it Only came in Brand and had a very "SWEET" taste. It helps better than anything when you are sick with cough, cold, ect. They now offer a generic( I have only had it once) & it taste horrible & doesn't have same effect as the brand did several years ago.

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Melissa Says:
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I have had pneumonia I have been in the hospital having seizures while I was in there I was given tussinex because I have a cough that won't stop I have also had a piece of my right lung taken out and if I could get the tussinex for a reduced price or for free it would help me also I am on social security and I am on Medicare they have wrote me the prescription but I can't get it filled thank you

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