Serious Side Effects
Some possible side effects with Tussionex
are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
- An unexplained rash
- Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
- Wheezing or difficulty breathing
- Difficulty swallowing
- Difficulty breathing, including shallow or slow breaths
- Severe constipation
- Severe drowsiness
- Difficulty urinating
- Changes in mood, including feeling depressed or unusually pleasant
- Feeling very anxious or fearful
- The urge to take more Tussionex than prescribed or for a nonmedical purpose.
You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to Tussionex, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.