Tri-Vent DM (Oral)


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Trivent DM Discontinued?


My pediatrician informed me that Trivent DM was discontinued.  However, I recently had a prescription filled for it (1 1/2 months ago).  Is it safe to continue using it? Concerned Mom, Michelle Pena
by Michelle Pena, 10/05/2007

tri-vent dm


I was wondering if a person was allergic to Codeine, Hydrocodone, or Pinnicillan, ampicillan, aoxicillan, or eurethromiacin  ...is it safe to take Tri-Vent dm?     
by Barbara in Smyrna, TN, 11/14/2006

TR_VENT COUGH MEDICINE


My daughter is 5 months old her doctor prscribed her trivent for a cold and told me to give her 1 Teaspoonful 4 times a day .Is this going to be ok . I am a little worried about giving her medicine like this with all the similar medicines being pulled...
by Jenny in Alabama, 11/16/2007

Tri-Vent DM (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Tri-Vent DM (Oral)

Tri-Vent DM (Oral) Medication Classification

DECONGESTANT/EXPECTORANT/ANTITUSSIVE (By mouth)

Tri-Vent DM (Oral) Brandname

Tussafed-LA, Tussafed-EX, Pseudovent DM, Protuss-DM, Robitussin Cold & Cough, Tussi-Pres, Supress DX Pediatric, Giltuss Pediatric, Tussafed-EX Pediatric, Giltuss, Genetuss-2, Formula D, Carbatuss, Broncotron-D, Genebronco-D

Tri-Vent DM (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Treats a stuffy nose, chest congestion, and cough caused by a cold or the flu.

When To Not Use Tri-Vent DM (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to decongestants, expectorants, or cough medicine. 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 Tri-Vent DM (Oral)

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

  • 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.
  • This medicine may make you restless. If you have trouble sleeping, do not use this medicine at bedtime.
  • Swallow the regular tablet, regular capsule, extended-release tablet, or extended-release capsule whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it. The chewable tablet should be chewed completely before you swallow.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, medicine dropper, or medicine cup.
  • You may take your medicine with food or milk if it upsets your stomach.
  • 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 Tri-Vent DM (Oral) Storage

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

What To Avoid While Using Tri-Vent DM (Oral)

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

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using medicine for high blood pressure or depression, especially an MAO inhibitor (Nardil®, Marplan®, Parnate®).
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or using diet pills (Accutrim®, Dexatrim®) while using this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy. These include sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain relievers, and sedatives.

Tri-Vent DM (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Before using this medicine, make sure your doctor knows if you have heart disease, liver disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, an enlarged prostate, glaucoma, or an overactive thyroid.
  • Do not use this medicine to treat a cough caused by asthma, emphysema, or smoking.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
  • Some liquid cough medicines contain alcohol.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms get worse after 2 or 3 days of treatment, or if they do not get better after 7 days. Also call if you develop a severe sore throat, fever, or rash, or if you cough up thick yellow mucus.
  • Children may be more sensitive to this medicine than adults are, especially if too much is used. Always read medicine labels carefully, and give your child the right amount. If you are not sure how much medicine to give the child, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Tri-Vent DM (Oral) Side Effects

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

  • Cold, clammy skin
  • Fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  • Trouble breathing
  • Severe headache
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Restlessness
  • Drowsiness, dizziness
  • Depression
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Stomach upset

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