Carbetapentane tannate/chlorpheniramine tannate/phenylephrine tannate (By mouth)
Carbetapentane Tannate (kar-BAY-ta-pen-tane TAN-ate), Chlorpheniramine Tannate (klor-fen-IR-a-meen TAN-ate), Phenylephrine Tannate (fen-il-EF-rin TAN-ate)
Treats cough, runny nose, and stuffy nose caused by the common cold, asthma, bronchitis, or other upper respiratory tract infections.
Tussi-12 S, XiraTussThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to carbetapentane tannate, chlorpheniramine tannate, phenylephrine tannate, or to any cough or cold medicine. You should not use this medicine if you are using an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®, or if you have used one within the past 14 days. This medicine is not to be used if you are breastfeeding. Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years old. Using these medicines in very young children might cause serious or possibly life-threatening side effects.
How to Use This Medicine:
If a dose is missed:
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 4/4/2014
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