Pain Channel
Topics & Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Co-Gesic

Side Effects of Co-Gesic

As with any medicine, Co-Gesic can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of Co-Gesic include, but are not limited to:
 
(Click Hydrocodone/APAP Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions With Co-Gesic

Co-Gesic can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Hydrocodone/APAP Drug Interactions).
 

Co-Gesic: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Co-Gesic if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • A head injury or high intracranial pressure
  • Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Addison's disease
  • An enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH)
  • Lung disease of any sort
  • A history of drug or alcohol dependence
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Hydrocodone/APAP Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
Alternative Therapies for Pain Management

Co-Gesic Drug Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.