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Antihistamine and decongestant with drying agent (By mouth)

Relieves symptoms of the common cold, rhinitis (nose irritation), sinus infections, and upper respiratory tract infections.

Brand Name(s):

Rescon, Respa-A.R.

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not take this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to atropine, chlorpheniramine, hyoscyamine, methscopolamine, phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, scopolamine, or any other anticholinergic, antihistamine, or decongestant medicine. You should not use this medicine if you have glaucoma (increased pressure in your eyes), or if you have acute bronchial asthma. You should not use this medicine if you have severe high blood pressure, or other serious heart problems. You should not use this medicine if you have urinary retention problems or bladder neck obstruction, or if you have an enlarged prostate gland. You should not use this medicine if you have a stomach or small intestine ulcer, or if you have hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland). These medicines should be used with caution, if at all, by pregnant women or children. 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:

Long Acting Tablet, Tablet, Capsule, Long Acting Capsule, Liquid, Chewable 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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