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Doxylamine (By mouth)

Doxylamine (dox-IL-a-meen)

Treats hay fever and allergy symptoms. Also treats insomnia.

Brand Name(s):

Aldex AN, Rite Aid Night Sleep Aid, Sleep Aid, TopCare Sleep Aid, Unisom

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You or your child should not use this medicine if you have or your child has had an allergic reaction to doxylamine. 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:

Liquid, Chewable Tablet, 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 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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