Airacof Side Effects
Generic Name: codeine / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of codeine / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Airacof.
Not all side effects for Airacof may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to codeine / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine: solution, syrup
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking codeine / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; mental or mood changes (eg, irritability); persistent trouble sleeping; restlessness; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; tremor; vision changes or blurred vision.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to codeine / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine: oral syrup
Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nervousness, restlessness, impairment of mental performance, weakness, mental clouding, lethargy, anxiety, convulsions, CNS depression, tremor, and insomnia.
Psychiatric side effects have included fear, dysphoria, psychic dependence, feeling of well-being, confusion, and mood changes.
Cardiovascular side effects have included tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmias, change in heart rate, and cardiovascular collapse with hypotension.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included loss of appetite, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, anorexia, vomiting, and heartburn.
Genitourinary side effects have included dysuria, polyuria, ureteral spasm, spasm of vesical sphincters, urinary disturbances, and urinary retention.
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulty and respiratory depression.
Dermatologic side effects have included increased sweating, pallor, skin hash, hives, swelling of face, and dermatitis.
Ocular side effects have included blurring of vision and visual disturbances.
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