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Hydromet (Hydrocodone Bitartrate / Homatropine Methylbromide) - Summary

 
 



HYDROMET SUMMARY

This product contains hydrocodone (dihydrocodeinone) bitartrate, a semisynthetic centrally acting narcotic antitussive. Homatropine methylbromide is included in a subtherapeutic amount to discourage deliberate overdosage.

HYDROMET (HYDROCODONE/METHYLHOMATROPINE) is indicated for the following:

For the symptomatic relief of cough.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Hydromet (Hydrocodone / Homatropine)

Acid reflux and coughing: What's the connection?
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2017.02.19]
How might acid reflux lead to coughing and how is this diagnosed? Learn about treatments, prevention methods, and other causes of chronic coughing.

Whooping Cough Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Cough Specialty [2017.02.16]
Title: Whooping Cough Symptoms
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 2/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

OTC Cold and Cough Medications
Source: MedicineNet Allergy Treatment Begins At Home Specialty [2017.01.18]
Title: OTC Cold and Cough Medications
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 2/8/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

When to Call the Doctor for Fever, Nausea, Diarrhea, Colds, and Coughs
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2016.12.01]
Title: When to Call the Doctor for Fever, Nausea, Diarrhea, Colds, and Coughs
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 12/20/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cough virus kills liver cancer cells and hepatitis virus
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
A virus that causes childhood coughs and colds could help in the fight against primary liver cancer, according to a study.

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Published Studies Related to Hydromet (Hydrocodone / Homatropine)

Characterizing the subjective, psychomotor, and physiological effects of a hydrocodone combination product (Hycodan) in non-drug-abusing volunteers. [2003.01]
RATIONALE: The subjective, psychomotor, and physiological effects of prescription compounds containing the opioid hydrocodone have not been studied in a population of non-drug-abusing people who might be prescribed these compounds for cough or pain relief. OBJECTIVES: To characterize the effects of a hydrocodone combination product, Hycodan, which contains hydrocodone and a peripherally-acting anticholinergic, homatropine, in non-drug-abusing volunteers... CONCLUSIONS: Hycodan at the highest dose tested had effects similar to that of a prototypic mu agonist, morphine. Both drugs produced pleasant (including drug liking) as well as unpleasant subjective effects. Post-session ratings of overall liking and "want to take drug again" were not significant.

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Clinical Trials Related to Hydromet (Hydrocodone / Homatropine)

Single Dose Pharmacokinetics of Egalet´┐Ż Hydrocodone [Completed]

Pharmacokinetic Study of Hydrocodone/APAP in Chronic Pain Patients [Completed]
Objective is to evaluate the pharmacokinetics profile of hydrocodone's metabolite hydromorphone in patients who are taking hydrocodone on a routine basis for more than 3 months for chronic pain and correlate hydromorphone levels to their hydrocodone usage.

Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen for Acute Pain Following Third Molar Tooth Extraction [Completed]
The purpose of this study was to evaluate analgesic efficacy and safety of hydrocodone/acetaminophen compared to placebo in moderate to severe pain following molar extraction.

Efficacy and Safety of Hydrocodone Bitartrate (HYD) in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Chronic Low Back Pain [Completed]
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the analgesic efficacy and safety of HYD tablets 20 to 120 mg once-daily dose compared to placebo in subjects with moderate to severe chronic low back pain uncontrolled by their current stable analgesic regimen

Long-term Safety of Once-daily Hydrocodone Bitartrate (HYD) Tablets For Moderate to Severe Chronic Nonmalignant and Nonneuropathic Pain. Includes a 24-week Extension Period. [Completed]
The primary objective of this study is to characterize the long-term safety of Hydrocodone Bitartrate (HYD) tablets 20 to 120 mg once-daily in subjects with chronic nonmalignant and nonneuropathic pain.

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