Active Ingredient(s): Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Hydrocodone Bitartrate
FDA Approved: * February 20, 2013
Pharm Company: * CYPRESS PHARM
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Vituz Overview

Chlorphenamine (CP, CPM), also known as chlorpheniramine, is an antihistamine used to treat the symptoms of allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever).[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] The medication takes effect within 6 hours and lasts for about a day.[2] Common side effects include sleepiness, restlessness, and weakness.[2] Other side effects may include dry mouth and wheeziness.[2] It is a first-gene...

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already on the market

Tussinex and Tussincaps are already on the market and while it does work to calm cough its become notorious for the high it gives since the antihistamine in it potetiates the hydrocodone! it should be taken off the market since any opiod drug can suppress coughing and sneezing and they arent as mind altering as this combo! ## Based on my research, both of these drugs do interact with one another. Quoted below are the precautions that more people should be aware of: "Using Chlorpheniramine together with Hydrocodone may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Avoid driving or operat...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Hydrocodone Bitartrate
  • Capsule, Extended Release: eq 4mg maleate + eq 5mg bitartrate, eq 8mg maleate + eq 10mg bitartrate
  • Liquid: 2mg/5ml + 2.5mg/5ml
  • Solution: 4mg/5ml + 5mg/5ml
  • Suspension, Extended Rele: 8mg/5ml + 10mg/5ml
  • Suspension, Extended Release: eq 8mg maleate/5ml + eq 10mg bitartrate/5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Vituz: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 63717-877 Vituz Oral Solution by Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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