Rezira (as a combination product containing Hydrocodone, Pseudoephedrine)

Name: Rezira (as a combination product containing Hydrocodone, Pseudoephedrine)

What special precautions should I follow?

Before taking a hydrocodone combination product,

  • tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to hydrocodone, the other medication in the hydrocodone combination product you are taking, other opiate (narcotic) medications such as morphine or codeine, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in the hydrocodone combination product you are taking. Ask your pharmacist or check the manufacturer's information for the patient for a list of the ingredients.
  • tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: antidepressants; antihistamines; antipsychotics (medications for mental illness) cyclobenzaprine (Amrix); dextromethorphan (found in many cough medications; in Nuedexta); ipratropium (Atrovent); lithium (Lithobid); medications for irritable bowel disease, motion sickness, Parkinson's disease, seizures, ulcers, or urinary problems; medications for migraine headaches such as almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), frovatriptan (Frova), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex, in Treximet), and zolmitriptan (Zomig); mirtazapine (Remeron); 5HT3 serotonin blockers such as alosetron (Lotronex), dolasetron (Anzemet), granisetron (Kytril), ondansetron (Zofran, Zuplenz), or palonosetron (Aloxi); selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, in Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Brisdelle, Prozac, Pexeva), and sertraline (Zoloft); serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors such as desvenlafaxine (Khedezla, Pristiq), duloxetine (Cymbalta), milnacipran (Savella), and venlafaxine (Effexor); trazodone (Oleptro); and tricyclic antidepressants ('mood elevators') such as amitriptyline, clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Silenor), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), and trimipramine (Surmontil). Also tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or receiving monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors or have stopped taking them within the past two weeks: isocarboxazid (Marplan), linezolid (Zyvox), methylene blue, phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Zelapar), or tranylcypromine (Parnate). Many other medications may also interact with hydrocodone combination products, so be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking, even those that do not appear on this list. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
  • tell your doctor what herbal products you are taking, especially St. John's wort and tryptophan.
  • tell your doctor if you have recently had surgery and if you have or have ever had lung disease; breathing problems; croup (a barking cough that most often occurs at night); a head injury; any condition that causes increased pressure in your brain; prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of a male reproductive gland); urethral stricture (narrowing of the tube that removes urine from the body); Addison's disease (condition in which the body does not make enough of certain natural substances); difficulty urinating; glaucoma; or thyroid, intestinal, liver, or kidney disease.
  • tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking a hydrocodone combination product, call your doctor.
  • you should know that this medication may decrease fertility in men and women. Talk to your doctor about the risks of taking a hydrocodone combination product.
  • if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking a hydrocodone combination product.
  • you should know that hydrocodone combination products may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you.

What side effects can this medication cause?

Hydrocodone combination products may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • lightheadedness
  • fuzzy thinking
  • anxiety
  • abnormally happy or abnormally sad mood
  • dry throat
  • difficulty urinating
  • rash
  • itching
  • narrowing of the pupils (black circles in the center of the eyes)

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment:

  • slowed or irregular breathing
  • agitation, hallucinations (seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist), fever, sweating, confusion, fast heartbeat, shivering, severe muscle stiffness or twitching, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness, or dizziness
  • inability to get or keep an erection
  • irregular menstruation
  • decreased sexual desire
  • chest tightness

Hydrocodone combination products may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication.

If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch) or by phone (1-800-332-1088).

Brand names of combination products

  • Allay® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Alor® (containing Aspirin, Hydrocodone)
  • Anexsia® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Anolor DH5® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Atuss HD® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Azdone® (containing Aspirin, Hydrocodone)
  • Baltussin HC® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Bancap HC® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Ceta Plus® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Codiclear DH® (containing Guaifenesin, Hydrocodone)
  • Co-Gesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Damason-P® (containing Aspirin, Hydrocodone)
  • Dolacet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Dolagesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Dolorex Forte® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Donatussin MAX® (containing Carbinoxamine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • DuoCet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • EndaCof XP® (containing Guaifenesin, Hydrocodone)
  • EndaCof-Plus® (containing Dexchlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Entuss® (containing Guaifenesin, Hydrocodone)
  • Histinex HC® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Hycet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Hycodan® (containing Homatropine, Hydrocodone)
  • Hycomed® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Hycomine Compound® (containing Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Hycotuss® (containing Guaifenesin, Hydrocodone)
  • Hydrocet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Hydrogesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Hydromet® (containing Homatropine, Hydrocodone)
  • Hy-Phen® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Ibudone® (containing Hydrocodone, Ibuprofen)
  • Kwelcof® (containing Guaifenesin, Hydrocodone)
  • Liquicet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Lorcet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Lorcet Plus® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Lortab® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Lortuss HC® (containing Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Margesic-H® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Maxidone® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Norco® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Oncet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Panacet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Panasal® (containing Aspirin, Hydrocodone)
  • Panlor® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Polygesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Procet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Reprexain® (containing Hydrocodone, Ibuprofen)
  • Rezira® (containing Hydrocodone, Pseudoephedrine)
  • Stagesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • T-Gesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • TussiCaps® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone)
  • Tussionex® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone)
  • Ugesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vanacet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vanex-HD® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Phenylephrine)
  • Vendone® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vicodin® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vicodin ES® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vicodin HP® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vicoprofen® (containing Hydrocodone, Ibuprofen)
  • Vidone® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Vituz® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone)
  • Xodol® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Zamicet® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Zolvit® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)
  • Zutripro® (containing Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone, Pseudoephedrine)
  • Zydone® (containing Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone)

Other names

  • dihydrocodeinone
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