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Does hydromet cause anxiety? I have a bad cough but anxiety

Customer Question

Does hydromet cause anxiety?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?
Customer: I have a bad cough but anxiety runs in the family for me. The doctor prescribed it to me for my cough. I was just checking before I took it.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: That is about it.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 2 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
I understand your concern.

Hydromet is a brand name for a prescription cough syrup that contains the antimuscarinic homatropine and the narcotic hydrocodone bitartrate.

The medication can induce a state of anxiety when you normally would not feel anxious.

You can safely take OTC Robitussin DM for cough.

Also do saline gargles and steam inhalation.

You should do nasal saline spray.

Hydrate yourself with warm liquids.

And use a humidifier in your room.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
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Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 2 months ago.

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