Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral)


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Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral)

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Medication Classification

PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (By mouth)

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Brandname

Sudafed, Pediacare Decongestant Infants, Sudafed 12 Hour, Simply Stuffy, Dimetapp Decongestant Pediatric, Pseudo-Gest, Cenafed, Pseudocot, Sudanyl, Sudodrin, Sudodrine, Sudo-Tab, Kodet Se, Genaphed, Ridafed

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Pseudoephedrine (soo-doe-e-FED-rin) Treats stuffy nose and sinuses caused by the common cold, hay fever, or sinus infection. This medicine is a decongestant.

When To Not Use Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to pseudoephedrine.

How Should You Use Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral)

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

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • If you are using this medicine without a prescription, follow the instructions on the medicine label. If this medicine makes you feel restless, avoid taking it at bedtime.
  • Swallow the capsule or tablet whole. Do not crush, chew, or break.
  • The chewable tablet must be chewed completely before you swallow it. Do not swallow it whole.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Storage

Store Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • You should not use pseudoephedrine with cocaine or monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors (Parnate®, Marplan®, Eldepryl®).

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before using if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate, or an overactive thyroid.
  • You should not use this medicine for more than 7 days unless ordered by a doctor.
  • If you do not get better after using this medicine for 7 days, or if you have a fever, talk to your doctor.

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Chest pain
  • Very fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath
  • Convulsions (seizures)
  • Severe restlessness
  • Hallucinations
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nervousness or dizziness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Nausea or upset stomach
  • Headache

Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral) Ratings

Overall Rating:

3.5***~

 

(based on 2 reviews)

Effectiveness:

***

Ease of Use:

****

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Dimetapp Decongestant (Oral)
3.5

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: ****

Overall Satisfaction: ***

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Putri, Putri - 01/13/2014

they did an absolutely fanttsaic job at roland grise on sun.!! it looked like a cafe in there. wanted to spend more time! those two are awesome!! so grateful for them!