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Side Effects of TussionexJust like any medicine, Tussionex can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Nervousness or excitability
- Dry mouth, nose, or throat.
Drug InteractionsTussionex can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Tussionex Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Tussionex if you have:
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- 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.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Tussionex and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Tussionex and Breastfeeding).