Pediatex D (Oral)

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Side effects of Pediatex D

I took my 6 month son to the Doctor 4 days ago and she gave us pediatex-d. Since then my son has un stopable crying for 20 minutes until we do something to calm him. We are thinking is the medicine, have you had this comment before? I will apprecia...
by Aaron Herrera in Arlington, Texas, 11/13/2005

Pediatex D can be used with Azithromycin

       My daughter  10 months She had problem with stuffy nose ,her doctor give azithromycin go with the Rescon gg liquid ,But the rescon gg liquid did not help her get out runny nose ,this made her felt bad ,She cou...
by LE Tri in USA-Houston TX, 10/24/2006

Long term use of Pediatex

My 6 month old daughter takes Pediatex D twice a day to relieve symptoms related to what her pediatrician believes is allergies. She has been taking this medicine consistently for almost two months. Is this too long? Is there a problem with prolonged ...
by Misty in Hattiesburg, MS, USA, 05/02/2006

Pediatex for a stomach virus for our daughter, 7 yrs old

7 yr ol healthy daughter began vomiting on friday, three days ago, 2-3 time a day. She is also sleeping quite a bit. Her stomach ache seems to come & go in spasms. We have given her ibuprofen for the fever, which she vomits up after. We took her to he...
by maria gephart in san antonio Texas, 04/17/2006

Pediatex D (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Pediatex D (Oral)

Pediatex D (Oral) Medication Classification


Pediatex D (Oral) Brandname

Allegra-D, Zyrtec-D, Nalex-A, Rynatan, Bromfenex PD, Semprex-D, R-Tanna, Tanafed DP, Bromfenex, Trinalin Repetabs, Lodrane 12D, Lodrane Liquid, Lodrane LD, Drixoral, Actifed

Pediatex D (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Treats stuffy nose, sneezing, runny nose, and sinus congestion caused by hay fever, colds, or flu.

When To Not Use Pediatex D (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any antihistamine or decongestant. You should not use this medicine if you have taken an MAO inhibitor (such as Nardil®, Marplan®, or Parnate®) within the past 14 days.

How Should You Use Pediatex D (Oral)

Capsule, Long Acting Capsule, Tablet, Long Acting Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Dissolving Tablet, Liquid, Drop

  • 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.
  • Completely chew the chewable tablet before swallowing it. Swallow the regular tablet, regular capsule, extended-release tablet, or extended-release capsule whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.
  • If you use a powder, stir the medicine into water and drink it right away. Do not keep any unused mixture to take later.
  • If you are using the Softchew®, you may let it melt in your mouth, or you may chew it. If you are using the dissolving tablet, let the tablet melt in your mouth.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, medicine cup, oral syringe, or medicine dropper.
  • You might need to shake the oral liquid well just before you use it. Follow the directions on the label or ask your pharmacist.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Pediatex D (Oral) Storage

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

What To Avoid While Using Pediatex D (Oral)

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

  • Avoid drinking alcohol or using any other medicines that make you sleepy. These include sleeping pills, other cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain relievers, and sedatives.

Pediatex D (Oral) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, liver disease, glaucoma, asthma, emphysema, seizure disorder, a disorder of the urinary tract, or an overactive thyroid.
  • If your symptoms do not improve within 7 days or if they get worse, call your doctor. If you have a severe sore throat, fever, or thick yellow or green mucus, call your doctor.
  • Some brands of this medicine may contain phenylalanine (aspartame). If you have a health problem called phenylketonuria, ask your doctor before using this medicine.
  • This medicine can make you drowsy or restless. Avoid taking at bedtime if it makes you restless. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
  • Some brands of this medicine may contain alcohol. Read the label carefully or ask your pharmacist so you know what is in your product.
  • Children may be more sensitive to this medicine than adults, especially if they take too much. Always read the medicine label closely so you give your child the right amount. Ask your pharmacist or doctor if you are not sure how much medicine to give your child.

Pediatex D (Oral) Side Effects

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

  • Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
  • Severe headache
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • Trouble breathing
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dry mouth, nose, or throat
  • Nausea
  • Trouble urinating

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Miss P, Natchez, Ms - 01/31/2011

Pediatex d works a miracle for my 4 yr old who probaly uses it about 3 times a year due to seasonal allergies and colds to decongest and treat the allergy symptoms. I love it but wishes my insurance would cover more of the cost.