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Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid


Pronunciation: kar-bi-NOX-ah-meen/soo-doe-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Mintex PSE and Palgic DS
Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is used for:

Relieving congestion, sneezing, and watery eyes due to colds, flu, or hay fever.

Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is an antihistamine and decongestant combination. It works by blocking the action of histamine and reducing the symptoms of an allergic reaction. It also relieves nasal congestion by causing vasoconstriction and shrinkage of the nasal mucous membranes and promoting drainage.

Do NOT use Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart disease (coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease), angle-closure glaucoma, or a peptic ulcer, or if you are unable to urinate due to bladder problems (urinary retention) you are having an asthma attack you are taking sodium oxybate (GHB), or if you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Some medical conditions may interact with Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have asthma; diabetes; heart disease; high blood pressure; increased inner eye pressure; a blockage of your stomach, intestines, or bladder; an overactive thyroid; difficulty urinating; an enlarged prostate; or seizures

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), furazolidone, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), or urinary alkalinizers (eg, antacids) because side effects, such as increased drowsiness, headache, high blood pressure, or elevated body temperature, may occur Sodium oxybate (GHB) because side effects, such as an increase in sleep duration and drowsiness leading to unconsciousness or coma, may occur Bromocriptine or droxidopa because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because effectiveness may be decreased

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Use Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may be taken with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

Important safety information: Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or change in vision. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Using Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. If you have trouble sleeping, ask your pharmacist or doctor about the best time of day to take Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid without checking with your doctor. Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Use Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially sleeplessness. Use Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with extreme caution in CHILDREN younger than 12 months of age. Safety and effectiveness in this age group have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid during pregnancy. It is unknown if Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Appetite loss; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, throat, or nose; headache; heartburn; nausea; nervousness; trouble sleeping; vomiting.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; difficulty urinating; double vision; fast or irregular heartbeat; frequent or painful urination; hallucinations; seizures; severe headache and dizziness; severe nervousness; tremor; weakness.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include decreased mental alertness; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; nausea; seizures; sleeplessness; sweating; trouble breathing; unusual drowsiness or dizziness; tremors; vomiting.

Proper storage of Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Store Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Keep Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine resources Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail)Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & BreastfeedingCarbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Drug InteractionsCarbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine Support Group0 Reviews for Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Carbinoxamine/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Cold SymptomsHay Fever
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Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid


Pronunciation: car-beyta-PEN-tane/SOO-doe-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Corzall
Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is used for:

Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion and cough due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is a decongestant and cough suppressant combination. The decongestant works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex.

Do NOT use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or other severe heart problems you take droxidopa or have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Some medical conditions may interact with Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor), heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, blood vessel problems, a stroke, glaucoma or increased pressure in the eye, an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems, seizures, trouble sleeping, or an overactive thyroid if you have a history of asthma, chronic cough, lung problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus if you take medicine for high blood pressure

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), furazolidone, linezolid, MAOIs (eg, phenelzine), tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), or urinary alkalinizers (eg, sodium bicarbonate) because they may increase the risk of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid's side effects Bromocriptine because the risk of its side effects may be increased by Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

Important safety information: Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid; it may add to their effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid without checking with your doctor. Before you start any new medicine, check the label to see if it has a decongestant or a cough suppressant in it too. If it does or if you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor If your symptoms do not get better within 5 to 7 days or if they get worse, check with your doctor. If your cough lasts for more than one week; goes away and then comes back; or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache, check with your doctor. Do not use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid for a cough with a lot of mucus. Do not use it for a long-term cough (eg, caused by asthma, emphysema, smoking). However, you may use it for these conditions if your doctor tells you to. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid in CHILDREN; they may be more sensitive to its effects. Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid should not be used in CHILDREN younger than 6 years old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid while you are pregnant. It is not known if Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; mental or mood changes (eg, anxiety, nervousness); persistent trouble sleeping; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor; trouble breathing; unusually pale skin; vision changes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; dry mouth; fainting; flushing; hallucinations; irritability; restlessness; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, tremors, or headache; severe drowsiness; severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or stomach cramps; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat.

Proper storage of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Store Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid


Pronunciation: a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan/dox-IL-a-meen/sue-do-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include NyQuil and Tylenol NightTime Cold & Flu
Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is used for:

Relieving symptoms of pain, sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and cough due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is a decongestant, antihistamine, cough suppressant, and analgesic combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms, such as watery eyes and sneezing. The analgesic and cough suppressant work in the brain to decrease pain and to reduce dry or unproductive cough.

Do NOT use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you are unable to urinate or are having an asthma attack you take sodium oxybate (GHB) or you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Some medical conditions may interact with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor); heart problems; high blood pressure; diabetes; heart blood vessel problems; stroke; glaucoma; a blockage of your bladder, stomach, or intestines; ulcers; trouble urinating; an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems; seizures; an overactive thyroid; liver problems; or if you consume more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day if you have a history of asthma, chronic cough, lung problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if cough occurs with large amounts of mucus

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), COMT inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), sodium oxybate (GHB), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because side effects of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may be increased Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), digoxin, or droxidopa because risk of bleeding, irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because side effects may be increased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because effectiveness may be decreased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may be taken with or without food. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

Important safety information: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid without checking with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid contains acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains acetaminophen or pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause liver damage. If you consume 3 or more alcohol-containing drinks every day, ask your doctor if you should take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Alcohol use combined with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may increase your risk for liver damage. If you are scheduled for allergy skin testing, do not take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid for several days before the test because it may decrease your response to the skin tests. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid during pregnancy. It is unknown if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Possible side effects of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; stomach pain; tremor; trouble sleeping; vision changes; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; and vomiting.

Proper storage of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Store Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine resources Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 3 Reviews for Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Cold Symptoms
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Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup


Pronunciation: soo-doe-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: ElixSure Congestion
Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup is used for:

Relieving congestion due to colds, flu, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup is a decongestant. It works by reducing swelling and constricting blood vessels in the nasal passages, allowing you to breathe more easily.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup you are taking furazolidone or have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) in the last 14 days you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, a rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of heart problems, diabetes, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems, adrenal gland problems, high blood pressure, seizures, stroke, blood vessel problems, or an overactive thyroid

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Rauwolfia derivatives (eg, reserpine) because the effectiveness of Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup may be decreased Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), cocaine, furazolidone, indomethacin, methyldopa, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), oxytocic medicines (eg, oxytocin), rauwolfia derivatives (eg, reserpine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the actions and side effects of Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup may be increased Bromocriptine, catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, entacapone), digoxin, or droxidopa because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because its effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup:

Use Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup with food, water, or milk to minimize stomach irritation. Use the teaspoon provided with Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup to measure your dose. Mildly shake or tap the teaspoon after filling to ensure the correct dose. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup and are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup may cause dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup. Using Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. If your symptoms do not improve within 7 days or if you develop a high fever, check with your doctor. If you have trouble sleeping, ask your pharmacist or doctor about the best time to take Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup. Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Diabetes patients - Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine. Use Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Use Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup with extreme caution in CHILDREN younger than 2 years of age. Safety and effectiveness in this age group have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup during pregnancy. It is unknown if Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Difficulty urinating; dizziness; headache; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; sleeplessness; stomach irritation.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include confusion; hallucinations; irregular or unusually slow or rapid heartbeat; rapid breathing; seizures.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup:

Store Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine Gel Syrup. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid


Pronunciation: car-bihn-OCKS-ah-meen/hye-droe-KOE-done/sue-do-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Histex HC and Mintex HC
Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is used for:

Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and cough due to colds, upper respiratory tract infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is a decongestant, antihistamine, and cough suppressant combination. The decongestant works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms, such as watery eyes and sneezing. The cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex, which reduces a dry cough.

Do NOT use Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid or any other codeine- or morphine-related medicine (eg, codeine) you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you are unable to urinate or are having an asthma attack you are taking sodium oxybate (GHB) or you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Some medical conditions may interact with Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat, blood vessel problems, or other heart problems if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor); high blood pressure; diabetes; stroke; glaucoma; a blockage of your bladder, stomach, or intestines; ulcers; trouble urinating; an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems; or an overactive thyroid if you have a history of asthma, chronic cough, lung problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus if you have a history of head or brain injury, brain tumor, increased pressure in the brain, infection of the brain or nervous system, epilepsy, or seizures if you have a history of stomach problems (eg, ulcers), bowel problems (eg, chronic inflammation or ulceration of the bowel), or gallbladder problems (eg, gallstones), or if you have had recent abdominal surgery if you have a history of alcohol or substance abuse or suicidal thoughts or behavior

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), sodium oxybate (GHB), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the side effects of Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may be increased Cimetidine, digoxin, droxidopa, or sodium oxybate (GHB) because the risk of severe drowsiness, breathing problems, seizures, irregular heartbeat, or heart attack may be increased Naltrexone because it may decrease Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid's effectiveness Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because their side effects may be increased by Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Use Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid by mouth with or without food. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

Important safety information: Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid without checking with your doctor. Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid has pseudoephedrine in it. Before you start any new medicine, check the label to see if it has pseudoephedrine in it too. If it does or if you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not get better within 5 to 7 days or if they get worse, check with your doctor. Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time. Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may interfere with skin allergy tests. If you are scheduled for a skin test, talk to your doctor. You may need to stop taking Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid for a few days before the tests. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Use Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid in CHILDREN; they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid while you are pregnant. It is not known if Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

When used for long periods of time or at high doses, Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may not work as well and may require higher doses to obtain the same effect as when originally taken. This is known as TOLERANCE. Talk with your doctor if Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid stops working well. Do not take more than prescribed.

When used for long periods of time or at high doses, some people develop a need to continue taking Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. This is known as DEPENDENCE or addiction.

If you suddenly stop taking Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, you may experience WITHDRAWAL symptoms including anxiety; diarrhea; fever, runny nose, or sneezing; goose bumps and abnormal skin sensations; nausea; vomiting; pain; rigid muscles; rapid heartbeat; seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there; shivering or tremors; sweating; trouble sleeping.

Possible side effects of Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; tremor; trouble sleeping; vision changes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Store Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Carbinoxamine/Hydrocodone/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid


Pronunciation: SOO-doe-e-FED-rin/KLOR-fen-IR-a-meen/DEX-troe-meth-OR-fan/gwye-FEN-e-sin
Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin
Brand Name: Neotuss D
Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid is used for:

Treating symptoms of sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itchy nose or throat, itchy or watery eyes, and cough due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid is an antihistamine, decongestant, cough suppressant, and expectorant combination. The decongestant works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The expectorant works by loosening mucus and lung secretions in the chest, and making coughs more productive. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing, while the cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you are unable to urinate or are having an asthma attack you take droxidopa or sodium oxybate (GHB), or if you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor), heart problems (eg, fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; heart disease); high or low blood pressure; low blood volume; diabetes; blood vessel problems, stroke, glaucoma, or increased pressure in the eye; or thyroid problems if you have a history of asthma, chronic cough, lung or breathing problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, sleep apnea), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus if you have a history of stomach or bowel ulcers; a blockage of your stomach, bladder, or bowel; kidney problems; trouble urinating; or an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), furazolidone, linezolid, MAOIs (eg, phenelzine), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (eg, citalopram, fluoxetine), sodium oxybate (GHB), tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), or urinary alkalinizers (eg, sodium bicarbonate) because they may increase the risk of Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid's side effects Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid:

Use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid; it may add to their effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid without checking with your doctor. Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid has a decongestant, antihistamine, expectorant, and cough suppressant in it. Before you start any new medicine, check the label to see if it has a decongestant, antihistamine, expectorant, or cough suppressant in it too. If it does or if you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Some of these products contain phenylalanine. If you must have a diet that is low in phenylalanine, ask your pharmacist if it is in your product. Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid for a cough with a lot of mucus. Do NOT use it for a long-term cough (eg, caused by asthma, emphysema, smoking). However, you may use it for these conditions if your doctor tells you to. Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time. Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid may interfere with skin allergy tests. If you are scheduled for a skin test, talk to your doctor. You may need to stop taking Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid for a few days before the tests. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Use Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially confusion, drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, nervousness, sleeplessness, and trouble urinating. Caution is advised when using Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid in CHILDREN; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially excitability. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid while you are pregnant. Some ingredients of Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid are found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hallucinations; loss of coordination; mental or mood changes (eg, depression); seizures; severe dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe dryness of the mouth, nose, or throat; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; shortness of breath; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; usual tiredness or weakness; vision problems (eg, double vision, severe or persistent blurred vision).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; flushing; hallucinations; mental or mood changes; muscle spasms; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; trouble breathing; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid:

Store Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine/Chlorpheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension


Pronunciation: car-beta-PEN-tane/soo-doe-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Respi-Tann
Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension is used for:

Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion and cough due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension is a decongestant and cough suppressant combination. The decongestant works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough.

Do NOT use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension:

Some medical conditions may interact with Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor), heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, blood vessel problems, stroke, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems, seizures, or an overactive thyroid if you have a history of asthma, chronic cough, lung problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the side effects of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension may be increased Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine because the side effects may be increased by Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because the effectiveness may be decreased by Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension:

Use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension may be taken with or without food. Shake well before using. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension.

Important safety information: Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. Using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension without checking with your doctor. Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. Use Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension during pregnancy. It is unknown if Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. Possible side effects of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor; vision changes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension:

Store Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Suspension. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine resources Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 0 Reviews for Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Carbetapentane/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Cough and Nasal Congestion
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Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid


Pronunciation: KLOR-fen-IR-a-meen/KOE-deen/SOO-doe-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Phenylhistine DH
Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is used for:

Treating symptoms of the common cold, flu, or hay fever, and other upper respiratory allergies, such as cough, congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose and throat, and itchy, watery eyes. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is a narcotic antitussive (cough suppressant), antihistamine, and decongestant combination. The antitussive works by suppressing the cough center in the brain. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which reduces the symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as itchy, watery eyes and runny nose. The decongestant shrinks swollen nasal passages, which relieves nasal congestion.

Do NOT use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid or any other codeine-related medicine (eg, dihydrocodeine) you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart problems, or heart blood vessel problems you have ulcers, narrow-angle glaucoma, trouble urinating, or if you are unable to urinate you are taking sodium oxybate (GHB) or if you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Some medical conditions may interact with Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of alcohol or drug abuse, dependence on narcotics, mental or mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or behaviors if you have increased pressure in the head, an unusual growth in the brain (eg, tumor), a recent head injury, Parkinson disease, Reye syndrome, the blood disease porphyria, or a blockage of your stomach, bowel, or bladder if you have a history of epilepsy or seizures, lung or breathing problems (eg, asthma, emphysema, sleep apnea, croup), stomach or bowel problems, ulcers, chronic constipation, liver or kidney problems, glaucoma or increased pressure in the eye, an enlarged prostate gland or other prostate problems, difficulty urinating, heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, blood vessel problems, adrenal gland problems, gallbladder problems, an overactive or underactive thyroid, irregular heartbeat, stroke, chronic cough, or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus if you have recently had surgery

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Furazolidone, linezolid, or MAOIs (eg, phenelzine) because severe high blood pressure and fever may occur. Barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), cimetidine, catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), HIV protease inhibitors (eg, ritonavir), sodium oxybate (GHB), urinary alkalinizers (eg, potassium citrate), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because they may increase the risk of Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid's side effects, including severe drowsiness and trouble breathing Quinidine or rifampin because they may decrease Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid's effectiveness Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, mexiletine, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid Naltrexone because it may decrease Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid's effectiveness. Withdrawal symptoms may also occur in patients who are physically dependent on opioids. You must not take naltrexone until you have stopped Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid for 7 to 10 days and you have had a negative naloxone challenge test

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

Important safety information: Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid; it may add to their effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness. Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not get better within 7 days, or if you develop a high fever or persistent headache, check with your doctor. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially possible breathing problems and drowsiness. Use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid with extreme caution in CHILDREN younger than 6 years old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Do not use Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is you are pregnant. If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor right away. Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

When used for long periods of time or at high doses, Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid may not work as well and may require higher doses to obtain the same effect as when originally taken. This is known as TOLERANCE. Talk with your doctor if Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid stops working well. Do not take more than prescribed.

When used for longer than a few weeks or at high doses, some people develop a need to continue taking Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. This is known as DEPENDENCE or addiction. An early sign of addiction is medicine ineffectiveness. Dependence is not an issue in terminal illness, when pain relief is more important. If using Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop taking Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid without your doctor's approval. If you suddenly stop taking Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, you may have WITHDRAWAL symptoms, including anxiety; diarrhea; fever, runny nose, or sneezing; goose bumps and abnormal skin sensations; nausea; vomiting; pain; rigid muscles; rapid heartbeat; seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there; shivering or tremors; sweating; trouble sleeping. Contact your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms after stopping Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid.

Possible side effects of Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, throat, or nose; excitement; nausea; stomach upset; thickening or mucus in nose or throat; vomiting.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; difficulty urinating; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; flushing or redness of face; severe drowsiness; trouble breathing; vision changes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include agitation; coma; confusion; deep sleep or loss of consciousness; difficulty breathing; diminished mental alertness; hallucinations; hot or cold skin; large and unchanging pupils; sedation; seizures; shaking; sleeplessness; slow heartbeat; slowed breathing.

Proper storage of Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid:

Store Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Chlorpheniramine/Codeine/Pseudoephedrine Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Pseudoephedrine


Pronunciation: soo-doe-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Sudafed and Suphedrin
Pseudoephedrine is used for:

Relieving congestion due to colds, flu, hay fever, and other allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant. It works by reducing swelling and constricting blood vessels in the nasal passages, allowing you to breathe more easily.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine you are taking furazolidone or have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) in the last 14 days you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, a rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of heart problems, diabetes, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems, adrenal gland problems, high blood pressure, seizures, stroke, blood vessel problems, or an overactive thyroid

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Rauwolfia derivatives (eg, reserpine) because the effectiveness of Pseudoephedrine may be decreased Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), cocaine, furazolidone, indomethacin, methyldopa, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), oxytocic medicines (eg, oxytocin), rauwolfia derivatives (eg, reserpine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the actions and side effects of Pseudoephedrine may be increased Bromocriptine, catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, entacapone), digoxin, or droxidopa because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because its effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine:

Use Pseudoephedrine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Pseudoephedrine with food, water, or milk to minimize stomach irritation. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine and are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine may cause dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine. Using Pseudoephedrine alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. If your symptoms do not improve within 7 days or if you develop a high fever, check with your doctor. If you have trouble sleeping, ask your pharmacist or doctor about the best time to take Pseudoephedrine. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Diabetes patients - Pseudoephedrine may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine. Use Pseudoephedrine with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Use Pseudoephedrine with extreme caution in CHILDREN younger than 6 years of age. Safety and effectiveness in this age group have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine during pregnancy. It is unknown if Pseudoephedrine is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Pseudoephedrine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Difficulty urinating; dizziness; headache; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; sleeplessness; stomach irritation.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include confusion; hallucinations; irregular or unusually slow or rapid heartbeat; rapid breathing; seizures.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine:

Store Pseudoephedrine at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Pseudoephedrine Drops


Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine (soo-doe-e-FED-rin)
Brand Name: Examples include Children's Dimetapp Decongestant Infant and PediaCare Infant
Pseudoephedrine Drops are used for:

Relieving congestion due to colds, flu, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine Drops are a decongestant. It works by reducing swelling and constricting blood vessels in the nasal passages, allowing you to breathe more easily.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine Drops if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine Drops you are taking furazolidone or have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) in the last 14 days you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, a rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine Drops:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine Drops. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of heart problems, diabetes, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems, adrenal gland problems, high blood pressure, seizures, stroke, blood vessel problems, or an overactive thyroid

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine Drops. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Rauwolfia derivatives (eg, reserpine) because the effectiveness of Pseudoephedrine Drops may be decreased Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), cocaine, furazolidone, indomethacin, methyldopa, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), oxytocic medicines (eg, oxytocin), rauwolfia derivatives (eg, reserpine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the actions and side effects of Pseudoephedrine Drops may be increased Bromocriptine, catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, entacapone), digoxin, or droxidopa because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because its effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine Drops

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine Drops may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine Drops:

Use Pseudoephedrine Drops as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Pseudoephedrine Drops with food, water, or milk to minimize stomach irritation. Use the dropper that comes with Pseudoephedrine Drops to measure your dose. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine Drops and are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine Drops.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine Drops may cause dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine Drops. Using Pseudoephedrine Drops alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. If your symptoms do not improve within 7 days or if you develop a high fever, check with your doctor. If you have trouble sleeping, ask your pharmacist or doctor about the best time to take Pseudoephedrine Drops. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Pseudoephedrine Drops. Pseudoephedrine Drops contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Diabetes patients - Pseudoephedrine Drops may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine. Use Pseudoephedrine Drops with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Use Pseudoephedrine Drops with extreme caution in CHILDREN younger than 2 years of age. Safety and effectiveness in this age group have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine Drops during pregnancy. It is unknown if Pseudoephedrine Drops are excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Pseudoephedrine Drops, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine Drops:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Difficulty urinating; dizziness; headache; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; sleeplessness; stomach irritation.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include confusion; hallucinations; irregular or unusually slow or rapid heartbeat; rapid breathing; seizures.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine Drops:

Store Pseudoephedrine Drops at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine Drops out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine Drops, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine Drops are to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine Drops. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine


Pronunciation: AK-ri-vas-teen/soo-doe-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Semprex-D
Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine is used for:

Relieving symptoms associated with allergies, including sneezing, runny nose, itching, watery eyes, and nasal stuffiness. It may also be used for certain conditions as determined by your doctor.

Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine is an antihistamine and decongestant combination. It works by blocking histamine at H1 receptor sites and causes vasoconstriction and shrinkage of the nasal mucous membranes, which helps to promote nasal drainage and relieve watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing.

Do NOT use Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine you have severe high blood pressure or severe heart disease you are taking furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) or have taken an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, overactive thyroid, or glaucoma if you have kidney problems, blockage of the stomach or bowel, peptic ulcers, urinary tract problems, prostate disease, or difficulty urinating

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), certain stimulants, (eg, albuterol, amphetamine, phenylephrine), furazolidone, or MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), because side effects may be increased and potentially life-threatening high blood pressure may occur. Do NOT take MAO inhibitors or furazolidone within 2 weeks of taking Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine Urinary alkalinizers (eg, sodium bicarbonate) because they may increase the actions and side effects of Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine Certain blood pressure medicines (eg, guanethidine) because their effectiveness may be decreased by Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine Bromocriptine because side effects may be increased by Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine:

Use Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine may be taken with or without food. Swallow Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine whole. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing. If you miss a dose of Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine.

Important safety information: Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. Using Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that cause drowsiness (eg, sedatives, tranquilizers) while taking Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine will add to the effects of alcohol and other depressants. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines are depressants. If you are having trouble sleeping, ask your pharmacist or doctor about the best time of day to take Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine contains an antihistamine and decongestant. Before you begin taking any new prescription or over-the-counter medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains an antihistamine, decongestant, or stimulant such as products used for dieting (appetite suppressants) or cold symptoms (eg, phenylephrine). If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Diabetes patients - Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine. Use Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially if you already have trouble sleeping. Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine is not recommended for use in CHILDREN younger than 12 years of age. Safety and effectiveness in this age group have not been confirmed. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine during pregnancy. Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. Possible side effects of Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; headache; nervousness; sleeplessness; sore throat.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); fast heartbeat; pounding in the chest.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; nausea; seizures; sweating; tremors; trouble breathing; unusual drowsiness or dizziness; vomiting.

Proper storage of Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine:

Store Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C), in a dry place. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Acrivastine/Pseudoephedrine. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir


Pronunciation: sue-do-eh-FED-rin/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan
Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan
Brand Name: Examples include Dexatrex D and Tussin Pediatric
Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir is used for:

Relieving congestion and cough due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir is a decongestant and cough suppressant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages, which helps you to breathe more easily. The cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir you have severe high blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, or other severe heart problems (eg, heart blood vessel disease) you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of glaucoma, an enlarged prostate gland or other prostate problems, heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, blood vessel problems, adrenal gland problems, an overactive thyroid, seizures, or stroke if you have chronic cough, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or other lung problems (eg, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or if your cough produces large amounts of mucus

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), COMT inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the risk of side effects from Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir may be increased Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine because the risk of side effects may be increased by Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir:

Use Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir may be taken with or without food. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. Using Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take appetite suppressants while you are taking Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir without checking with your doctor. Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir may interfere with certain lab test results. Make sure that all of your doctors and lab personnel know that you are taking Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. Use Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir during pregnancy. It is unknown if Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dizziness; excitability; headache; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir:

Store Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine/Dextromethorphan Elixir. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension


Pronunciation: SOO-doe-e-FED-rin/pir-IL-a-meen
Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine
Brand Name: Viravan-P
Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension is used for:

Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, sinus pressure, runny nose, and sneezing due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension is an antihistamine and decongestant combination. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing. The decongestant promotes sinus and nasal drainage, relieving congestion and pressure.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you are unable to urinate or are having an asthma attack you take droxidopa, sodium oxybate (GHB), or if you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor); heart problems (eg, cor pulmonale; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; heart disease); high blood pressure; diabetes; blood vessel problems; stroke; glaucoma or increased pressure in the eye; seizures; or thyroid problems if you have a history of asthma or other breathing problems, chronic cough, lung problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or sleep apnea if you have a blockage of your bladder, stomach, or bowels; ulcers; trouble sleeping; trouble urinating; an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), furazolidone, linezolid, MAOIs (eg, phenelzine), sodium oxybate (GHB), tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), or urinary alkalinizers (eg, sodium bicarbonate) because they may increase the risk of Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension's side effects Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension:

Use Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension by mouth with or without food. Shake well before each use. Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension; it may add to their effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension without checking with your doctor. Before you start any new medicine, check the label to see if it has a decongestant or antihistamine in it too. If it does or if you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not get better within 5 to 7 days or if they get worse, check with your doctor. Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time. Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension may interfere with skin allergy tests. If you are scheduled for a skin test, talk to your doctor. You may need to stop taking Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension for a few days before the tests. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Use Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, excitability, low blood pressure, and trouble urinating. Caution is advised when using Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension in CHILDREN; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially excitability. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension while you are pregnant. Do not take Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension in the third trimester of pregnancy. Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension may be found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision or other vision changes; confusion; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hallucinations; mood or mental changes; persistent trouble sleeping; restlessness; seizures; severe dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; ringing in the ears; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular breathing; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension:

Store Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine/Pyrilamine Suspension. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine


Pronunciation: a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/soo-do-e-FED-rin
Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold/Sinus and Ornex
Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine is used for:

Relieving symptoms such as pain and sinus congestion due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine is an analgesic and decongestant combination. The analgesic works in the brain to help decrease pain. The decongestant works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages, which decreases stuffiness.

Do NOT use Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor), heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, blood vessel problems, stroke, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems, seizures, an overactive thyroid, severe kidney problems, or liver problems (eg, hepatitis), or if you consume more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because side effects of Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may be increased Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), digoxin, or droxidopa because risk of bleeding, irregular heartbeat, or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because side effects may be increased by Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because effectiveness may be decreased by Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine:

Use Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may be taken with or without food. If you miss a dose of Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine.

Important safety information: Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine. Using Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine without checking with you doctor. Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine contains acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains acetaminophen or pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine. Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period. Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may cause liver damage. If you consume 3 or more alcohol-containing drinks every day, ask your doctor if you should take Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Alcohol use combined with Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine may increase your risk for liver damage. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine. Use Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine during pregnancy. Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; mood or mental changes; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; stomach pain; tremor; vision changes; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine:

Store Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine resources Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine Dosage Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 2 Reviews for Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Acetaminophen/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Fever Sinus Symptoms
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Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets


Pronunciation: a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan/sue-doe-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Triaminic Cough/Sore Throat
Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are used for:

Relieving pain, congestion, and cough due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are an analgesic, decongestant, and cough suppressant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages, which helps you breathe more easily. The analgesic and cough suppressant work in the brain to decrease pain and reduce the cough reflex.

Do NOT use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets you have severe high blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, or other severe heart problems (eg, heart blood vessel disease) you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

Some medical conditions may interact with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of glaucoma, an enlarged prostate gland or other prostate problems, heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, blood vessel problems, adrenal gland problems, an overactive thyroid, seizures, stroke, or liver problems, or if you consume more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day if you have a history of asthma, chronic cough, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or other lung problems (eg, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or if your cough produces large amounts of mucus

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), COMT inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the risk of side effects from Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may be increased Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), digoxin, or droxidopa because the risk of side effects such as bleeding, irregular heartbeat, or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine because the risk of side effects may be increased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may be taken with or without food. Chew thoroughly before swallowing. If you miss a dose of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets.

Important safety information: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take appetite suppressants while you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets without checking with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets contains acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains acetaminophen or pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may cause liver damage. If you consume 3 or more alcohol-containing drinks every day, ask your doctor if you should take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Alcohol use combined with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may increase your risk for liver damage. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may interfere with certain lab test results. Make sure that all of your doctors and lab personnel know that you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets during pregnancy. It is unknown if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Possible side effects of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dizziness; excitability; headache; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; stomach pain; tremor; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; stomach pain; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting; yellowing of skin or eyes.

Proper storage of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

Store Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine resources Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Dosage Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 1 Review for Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Cold Symptoms
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Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine


Pronunciation: a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan/gwye-FEN-e-sin /sue-doe-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Duraflu and Tylenol Cold
Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine is used for:

Relieving pain, congestion, cough, and throat and airway irritation due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine is an analgesic, decongestant, cough suppressant, and expectorant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages, loosening mucus and lung secretions in the chest, and making coughs more productive. The analgesic and cough suppressant works in the brain to decrease pain and to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough.

Do NOT use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine you have severe high blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, or other severe heart problems (eg, heart blood vessel disease) you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of glaucoma, an enlarged prostate gland or other prostate problems, heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, blood vessel problems, adrenal gland problems, an overactive thyroid, seizures, stroke, or liver problems, or if you consume more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day if you have a chronic cough, lung problems (eg, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), COMT inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the risk of side effects from Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may be increased Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), digoxin, or droxidopa because the risk of side effects such as bleeding, irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine because the risk of side effects may be increased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because effectiveness may be decreased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine:

Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may be taken with or without food. Drink plenty of water while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. If you miss a dose of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine.

Important safety information: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. Using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take appetite suppressants while you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine without checking with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine contains acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains acetaminophen or pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may cause liver damage. If you consume 3 or more alcohol-containing drinks every day, ask your doctor if you should take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Alcohol use combined with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may increase your risk for liver damage. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine may interfere with certain lab test results. Make sure that all of your doctors and laboratory personnel know that you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine during pregnancy. It is unknown if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. Possible side effects of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dizziness; excitability; headache; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; stomach pain; tremor; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; stomach pain; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting; yellowing of skin or eyes.

Proper storage of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine:

Store Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine resources Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Dosage Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Drug Images Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 0 Reviews for Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Cold Symptoms Cough and Nasal Congestion
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Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets


Pronunciation: klor-fen-IHR-ah-meen/sue-do-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Triaminic Cold/Allergy and Triaminic Runny Nose/Congestion
Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are used for:

Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, sinus pressure, runny nose, and sneezing due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are an antihistamine and decongestant combination. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing. The decongestant promotes sinus and nasal drainage, relieving congestion and pressure.

Do NOT use Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems you take sodium oxybate (GHB) or if you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

Some medical conditions may interact with Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat if you have a history of asthma, lung problems (eg, emphysema), adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor), heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart blood vessel problems, stroke, glaucoma, a blockage of your stomach or intestines, ulcers, a blockage of your bladder, trouble urinating, an enlarged prostate, seizures, or an overactive thyroid

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, MAOIs (eg, phenelzine), sodium oxybate (GHB), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because they may increase the risk of Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets's side effects Digoxin or droxidopa because the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets Guanethidine, guanadrel, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

Use Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Take Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets by mouth with or without food. Chew thoroughly before swallowing. If you miss a dose of Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets.

Important safety information: Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets without checking with you doctor. Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets has pseudoephedrine in it. Before you start any new medicine, check the label to see if it has pseudoephedrine in it too. If it does or if you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not get better within 5 to 7 days or if they get worse, check with your doctor. Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time. Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets may interfere with skin allergy tests. If you are scheduled for a skin test, talk to your doctor. You may need to stop taking Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets for a few days before the tests. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Use Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets in CHILDREN; they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets while you are pregnant. It is not known if Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. Possible side effects of Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor; vision changes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets:

Store Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets are to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Chewable Tablets. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine resources Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Dosage Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Drug Images Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 11 Reviews for Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Hay Fever Sinusitis
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Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules


Pronunciation: a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan/gwye-FEN-e-sin/sue-doe-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Robitussin Cold/Cough/Flu and Sudafed Cold/Cough
Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules is used for:

Relieving pain, congestion, cough, and throat and airway irritation due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules is an analgesic, decongestant, cough suppressant, and expectorant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages, loosening mucus and lung secretions in the chest, and making coughs more productive. The analgesic and cough suppressant works in the brain to decrease pain and to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough.

Do NOT use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules you have severe high blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, or other severe heart problems (eg, heart blood vessel disease) you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules:

Some medical conditions may interact with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have a history of glaucoma, an enlarged prostate gland or other prostate problems, heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, blood vessel problems, adrenal gland problems, an overactive thyroid, seizures, stroke, or liver problems, or if you consume more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day if you have a chronic cough, lung problems (eg, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or if your cough occurs with large amounts of mucus

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), COMT inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the risk of side effects from Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may be increased Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), digoxin, or droxidopa because the risk of side effects such as bleeding, irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased Bromocriptine because the risk of side effects may be increased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because effectiveness may be decreased by Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules:

Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may be taken with or without food. Drink plenty of water while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. If you miss a dose of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules.

Important safety information: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. Using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take appetite suppressants while you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules without checking with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules contains acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains acetaminophen or pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may cause liver damage. If you consume 3 or more alcohol-containing drinks every day, ask your doctor if you should take Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Alcohol use combined with Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may increase your risk for liver damage. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules may interfere with certain lab test results. Make sure that all of your doctors and lab personnel know that you are taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. Use Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Caution is advised when using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects. PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules during pregnancy. It is unknown if Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. Possible side effects of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Dizziness; excitability; headache; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; stomach pain; tremor; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; stomach pain; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting; yellowing of skin or eyes.

Proper storage of Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules:

Store Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Capsules. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine resources Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Side Effects (in more detail) Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Dosage Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Drug Images Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Drug Interactions Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine Support Group 0 Reviews for Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine - Add your own review/rating Compare Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine with other medications Cold Symptoms Cough and Nasal Congestion
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Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine


Pronunciation: soo-doe-e-FED-rin/try-PRO-li-deen
Generic Name: Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine
Brand Name: Examples include Actifed and Sudafed Sinus Nighttime
Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine is used for:

Temporarily relieving symptoms of hay fever, allergies, or the common cold, including nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose and throat, and itchy/watery eyes. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine is an antihistamine and decongestant combination. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing. The decongestant promotes sinus and nasal drainage, relieving congestion and pressure.

Do NOT use Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine you are taking droxidopa or sodium oxybate (GHB), or you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the past 14 days you have severe high blood pressure or severe heart disease (eg, coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease)

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances if you have glaucoma or increased pressure in the eyes; high blood pressure; diabetes; heart or blood vessel disease; overactive thyroid; seizures; blockage of the stomach, bowel, or bladder; trouble breathing when you sleep; trouble sleeping; a breathing problem (eg, asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis); the blood disease porphyria; or an enlarged prostate or prostate disease; or if you have difficulty urinating

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially if any of the following apply to you:

Furazolidone or MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine) because side effects such as severe headache, high blood pressure, or high fever may occur Bromocriptine or sodium oxybate ( GHB) because the risk of side effects or toxic effects may be increased by Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine Guanethidine, guanadrel, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because their effectiveness may be decreased by Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. Droxidopa because side effects such as irregular heartbeat or heart attack may occur Urinary alkalinizers (eg, sodium bicarbonate) because the side effects of Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine may be increased

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine:

Use Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine may be taken with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation. If you miss a dose of Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine and are using it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine.

Important safety information: Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. Using Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that cause drowsiness (eg, sedatives, tranquilizers) while taking Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine will add to the effects of alcohol and other depressants. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines are depressants. Contact your health care provider if symptoms last for more than 7 days or are accompanied by a fever. Diabetes patients - Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine. Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine contains pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, including medicine used on the skin, read the ingredients to see if it also contains pseudoephedrine. If it does, or if you are uncertain if it does, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine without checking with your doctor. Do not exceed the recommended dose or take Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. If you have trouble sleeping, ask your pharmacist or doctor about the best time of day to take Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. Use Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects. Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine is not recommended for use in CHILDREN younger than 6 years of age without first checking with your doctor. Caution is advised when using Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially excitability. PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine during pregnancy. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. Possible side effects of Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability (especially in children); headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; trouble sleeping; vomiting.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; chest pain; decreased coordination; difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; seizure; severe dizziness and drowsiness; severe nervousness, anxiety, or restlessness; tremors; unusual weakness.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

See also: Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine side effects (in more detail)

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include bluish-colored skin; difficulty breathing; dilated pupils; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; flushing; hallucinations; mental or mood changes; seizures; severe drowsiness or dizziness; severe excitability; severe nausea or vomiting; sweating; tremors.

Proper storage of Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine:

Store Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information: If you have any questions about Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: February 1, 2012 Database Edition 12.1.1.002 Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. More Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine resources Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine Side Effects (in more detail) Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Drug Images Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine Drug Interactions Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine Support Group 8 Reviews for Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine - Add your own review/rating Compare Pseudoephedrine/Triprolidine with other medications Cold Symptoms Hay Fever
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