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Diphenhydramine/hydrocodone/phenylephrine (By mouth)

Diphenhydramine Tannate (dye-fen-HYE-dra-meen TAN-ate), Hydrocodone Tannate (hye-droe-KOE-done TAN-ate), Phenylephrine Tannate (fen-il-EF-rin TAN-ate)

Treats a cough, runny nose, and stuffy nose caused by a common cold, sinusitis, or upper respiratory tract infection.

Brand Name(s):

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 had an allergic reaction to diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, phenylephrine, codeine, or any cough or cold medicine. Do not use this medicine if you have high blood pressure, heart vessel disease, narrow-angle glaucoma, urine retention problems, stomach ulcers, or asthma. You should not use this medicine if you are using an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®. This medicine should not be given to newborn or premature infants, or women who are breastfeeding.

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: 12/12/2016

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