Who should not take Ambitussin AC?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • systemic mastocytosis
  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • alcohol intoxication
  • cor pulmonale
  • low blood pressure
  • asthma
  • decreased lung function
  • constipation
  • severe liver disease
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • sleep apnea
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • CYP2D6 ultrarapid metabolizer
  • worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • surgical removal of the adenoids in pediatric patient
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • drug abuse
  • asthma attack
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • biliary and gallbladder problem
  • seizures
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • weakened patient
  • high pressure within the skull
  • CYP2D6 poor metabolizer
  • surgical removal of the tonsils in pediatric patient
  • history of opioid overdose
  • inherited dysfunction of autonomic nerve function

Allergies:

  • Opioids - Morphine Analogues
  • Tramadol
  • Guaifenesin

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