Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

Hydrocodone and Homatropine



Hydrocodone and Homatropine


(hye droe KOE done & hoe MA troe peen)

Brand Names: US

  • Hycodan
  • Hydromet
  • Tussigon [DSC]

Therapeutic Category

  • Antitussive

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Hycodan may be confused with Vicodin

High alert medication:

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes this medication among its list of drug classes which have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

Geriatric Patients: High-Risk Medication:

Beers Criteria: Homatropine is identified in the Beers Criteria as a potentially inappropriate medication in patients 65 years and older due to its strong anticholinergic properties (Beers Criteria [AGS 2019]).

This item requires a subscription. For full access to this content, please log in to an existing user account or purchase an individual subscription. If you have an active subscription and appear logged in (your name appears in the upper right corner), but you cannot access content, please click the “Log Out” option under your name and log back in.
Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal