combination medication is used to temporarily relieve symptoms caused
by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing illnesses
(such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Antihistamines help
relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose,
and sneezing. Decongestants help to relieve stuffy nose and ear
you are self-treating with this medication, carefully read the package
instructions to be sure it is right for you before you start using this
product. Some products have similar brand names but different active
ingredients with different uses. Taking the wrong product could harm you. Ask
your pharmacist if you have any questions about your product or its
products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6
years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in
children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. Some
products (including some long-acting tablets/capsules) are not recommended for
use in children younger than 12 years. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more
details about using your product safely. Do not use this product to make a
products do not cure or shorten the length of the common cold and may
cause serious side effects. To decrease the risk for serious side effects,
carefully follow all dosage directions. Do not give other cough-and-cold
medication that might contain the same or similar ingredients (see also Drug
Interactions section). Ask the doctor or pharmacist about other ways to
relieve cough and cold symptoms (such as drinking enough
fluids, using a humidifier or saline nose drops/spray).
Drowsiness, dizziness, dry
mouth/nose/throat, headache, upset stomach, constipation,
or trouble sleeping may occur. If any of these effects persist or
worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
your doctor has directed you to use this product, remember that he or she has
judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many
people using the product do not have serious side effects.
your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:
mental/mood changes (such as confusion, hallucinations), ringing in
the ears, difficulty urinating, vision changes (such as blurred/double
immediate medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects
occur: fast/irregular heartbeat, seizure.
very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek
immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic
reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat),
severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects
not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
allergic to any of its ingredients; or if you have any other allergies.
This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic
reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical
history, especially of: breathing problems (such as asthma, emphysema), diabetes, glaucoma, heart problems, high
blood pressure, kidney problems, liver disease, seizures, stomach/intestinal
problems (such as ulcers, blockage), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism),
difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged prostate).
drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis)
can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything
that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).
products, chewable tablets, or dissolving tablets/strips may contain sugar or
aspartame. Liquid products may also contain alcohol. Caution is advised if you
have diabetes, alcohol dependence, liver disease,
phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid
these substances in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this
having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products
you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal
may be more sensitive to the side effects of this product, especially
excitation and agitation.
adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this product,
especially dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, constipation,
fast/irregular heartbeat, trouble sleeping, or urination problems.
Dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, and confusion can increase the
risk of falling.
this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and
benefits with your doctor.
medication may pass into breast milk and the effect on a nursing infant is
unknown. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.