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Tylenol Sinus Night Time

Generic Name: acetaminophen/doxylamine/pseudoephedrine (a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/dox-IL-a-meen/sue-do-eh-FED-rin)
Brand Name: Tylenol Sinus Night Time

Tylenol Sinus Night Time is used for:

Relieving symptoms of pain, sinus congestion, runny nose, and sneezing due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Tylenol Sinus Night Time is an analgesic, antihistamine, and decongestant combination. The analgesic works in the brain to decrease pain. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing. The decongestant works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages.

Do NOT use Tylenol Sinus Night Time if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Tylenol Sinus Night Time
  • you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems
  • you are unable to urinate or are having an asthma attack
  • you take sodium oxybate (GHB) or you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Tylenol Sinus Night Time:

Some medical conditions may interact with Tylenol Sinus Night Time. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have a fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  • if you have a history of adrenal gland problems (eg, adrenal gland tumor); asthma; severe kidney problems; lung problems (eg, emphysema); heart problems; high blood pressure; diabetes; heart blood vessel problems; stroke; glaucoma; a blockage of your bladder, stomach, or intestines; ulcers; trouble urinating; an enlarged prostate or other prostate problems; seizures; an overactive thyroid; or liver problems; or if you consume more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Tylenol Sinus Night Time. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

  • Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors (eg, tolcapone), furazolidone, indomethacin, isoniazid, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), sodium oxybate (GHB), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because side effects of Tylenol Sinus Night Time may be increased
  • Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), digoxin, or droxidopa because risk of bleeding, irregular heartbeat or heart attack may be increased
  • Bromocriptine or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because side effects may be increased by Tylenol Sinus Night Time
  • Guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, methyldopa, or reserpine because effectiveness may be decreased by Tylenol Sinus Night Time

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Tylenol Sinus Night Time may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Tylenol Sinus Night Time:

Use Tylenol Sinus Night Time as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Tylenol Sinus Night Time may be taken with or without food.
  • If you miss a dose of Tylenol Sinus Night Time, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Tylenol Sinus Night Time.

Important safety information:

  • Tylenol Sinus Night Time may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Tylenol Sinus Night Time. Using Tylenol Sinus Night Time alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks.
  • Do not take diet or appetite control medicines while you are taking Tylenol Sinus Night Time without checking with your doctor.
  • Tylenol Sinus Night Time contains acetaminophen, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine. Before you begin taking any new prescription or nonprescription medicine, read the ingredients to see if it also contains acetaminophen, doxylamine, or pseudoephedrine. If it does or if you are uncertain, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do NOT exceed the recommended dose or take Tylenol Sinus Night Time for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor.
  • If your symptoms do not improve within 5 to 7 days or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
  • Tylenol Sinus Night Time may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Tylenol Sinus Night Time. Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period.
  • Tylenol Sinus Night Time may cause liver damage. If you consume 3 or more alcohol-containing drinks every day, ask your doctor if you should take Tylenol Sinus Night Time or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Alcohol use combined with Tylenol Sinus Night Time may increase your risk for liver damage.
  • If you are scheduled for allergy skin testing, do not take Tylenol Sinus Night Time for several days before the test because it may decrease your response to the skin tests.
  • Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Tylenol Sinus Night Time.
  • Use Tylenol Sinus Night Time with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • Caution is advised when using Tylenol Sinus Night Time in CHILDREN because they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Tylenol Sinus Night Time, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Tylenol Sinus Night Time during pregnancy. It is unknown if Tylenol Sinus Night Time is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Tylenol Sinus Night Time.

Possible side effects of Tylenol Sinus Night Time:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; stomach pain; tremor; trouble sleeping; vision changes; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; unusually fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; vomiting.

Proper storage of Tylenol Sinus Night Time:

Store Tylenol Sinus Night Time at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Tylenol Sinus Night Time out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Tylenol Sinus Night Time, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Tylenol Sinus Night Time is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take Tylenol Sinus Night Time or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about Tylenol Sinus Night Time. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to Tylenol Sinus Night Time. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using Tylenol Sinus Night Time.

Issue Date: September 3, 2014
Database Edition 14.3.1.003
Copyright © 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

Disclaimer: This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.

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