Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral)

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Other Cough Syrups

I have bronchitis and my doctor prescribed Tussinex Pennkinetic Susp. As you know, this causes drowsiness. How long after taking the Tussionex can you take Robotussin CF? Thanks, F. G. Gibson
by F. G. Gibson in USA, 09/24/2006

tussionex Pennkinetic

Is Tussionex Pennkinetic Suspension safe for a person to take for a cough if that person has ITP (low platlets problem- Immune Thrombocytopenia?
by Jodie Baldwin in McKinney, TX, 03/22/2008

Contents of medication

Please tell me the contents of the medication. The Pharmacy did not give me the paperwork that tells me what it's made out of. Thank you, Stella Faircloth Atlanta, Ga
by Stella Faircloth in Atlanta, GA, 10/13/2006


I had to purchase this cough surpressent due to a very bad cold that wouldn't go away.  And I only use half the bottle.  It was $125.00 at the time 0Ct.23 2007.  Well I am down with another nasty cough an was give n scripy for the s...
by J.Ann Audet in MI, 01/10/2009

Taking Medicines together

Can I take MucinexD and Tussionex Pennkine Sus together?
by Meagan E, 12/29/2007

Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral)

Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) Medication Classification


Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) Brandname

Tussionex Pennkinetic, S-T Forte 2

Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Treats cough and runny nose caused by flu, allergies, or the common cold. This medicine is a combination that contains a narcotic cough suppressant.

When To Not Use Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any cold or cough medicine, codeine, hydrocodone, or any narcotic pain medicine such as Darvocet®, Percocet®, Demerol®, Roxicodone®.

How Should You Use Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • Shake the oral liquid well just before each use. Measure the liquid with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) Storage

Store Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using aspirin, narcotic medicine (such as naltrexone, Nubain®, Stadol®, Revia®), or an MAO Inhibitor (Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, Parnate®).
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy (such as sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain relievers, or sedatives). Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have Addison's disease, asthma or other breathing problems, gallbladder disease, glaucoma, kidney disease, liver disease, problems with urination, stomach or intestinal problems, thyroid disorder, or if you will be having any surgery. Tell your doctor if you have a history of stroke, seizures, head injury, mental illness, alcohol abuse, or drug abuse.
  • This medicine may be habit-forming. If you feel that the medicine is not working as well, do not take more than your prescribed dose. Call your doctor for instructions. Symptoms of an overdose include: Extreme dizziness or weakness, shortness of breath, slow heartbeat, seizures, and cold, clammy skin.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after using this medicine for a few days. Call your doctor if you also have a high fever or sore throat.

Tussionex Pennkinetic (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, and trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Decrease in how much or how often you urinate
  • Severe confusion or weakness, or shallow breathing
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Blurred vision
  • Feelings of extreme happiness or sadness
  • Mild skin rash or itching
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting, constipation, or dry mouth

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