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Antihistamine/antitussive (By mouth)

Treats runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough caused by the common cold or flu.

Brand Name(s):

Children's Robitussin Cough & Cold Long Acting, Children's Triaminic Cough & Runny Nose, Coricidin HBP Cough & Cold, Cough & Cold, Dextromethorphan/Promethazine, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Night Time Cough, Maxichlor DM, Nighttime Cough, Poly-Hist PD, Quality Choice Nighttime Cough, Respi-TANN, Rite Aid Nighttime Cough Relief, Robitussin Nighttime Cough DM Max, Safetussin PM, Scot-Tussin DM

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any cough and cold medicine or to any antihistamine or antitussive. You should not use this medicine if you have taken an MAO inhibitors such as Nardil®, Marplan®, Eldepryl®, or Parnate® within the past 14 days. 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:

Capsule, Chewable Tablet, Liquid, Tablet

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: 12/12/2016

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