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Hydrocodone w/Homatropine MBr or Guaifenesin (Hycodan®, Hydromet, Tussigon®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
Respiratory System
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Hydrocodone is used as a cough suppressant, generally in animals with a harsh, dry, non-productive cough. Homatropine MBr may be added to increase the drying effect on nasal and breathing passages. Guaifenesin may be added as an expectorant to loosen mucous. May cause excess sleepiness, and a very slow heart and respiratory rate.


Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - 24-hour service available throughout North America.
www.aspca.org/apcc

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($59.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.

Updated 6/20/17


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