Brompheniramine / codeine / phenylephrine Side Effects

Not all side effects for brompheniramine / codeine / phenylephrine 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 brompheniramine / codeine / phenylephrine: tablets

Other dosage forms:

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; 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 while taking brompheniramine / codeine / phenylephrine:

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, slow, or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; loss of coordination; mental or mood changes (eg, irritability); ringing in the ears; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe drowsiness; shallow breathing; tremor; trouble sleeping; uncontrolled muscle movements; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual weakness or tiredness; vision changes or blurred vision.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to brompheniramine / codeine / phenylephrine: oral liquid

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included anaphylactic shock, excessive perspiration, and chills.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included thickening of bronchial secretions, tightness of chest, wheezing, nasal stuffiness, and dryness of mouth, nose and throat.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia, and extra systoles.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included sedation, dizziness, sleepiness, disturbed coordination, fatigue, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, insomnia, euphoria, paresthesias, vertigo, hysteria, neuritis, tinnitus, acute labyrinthitis, and convulsions.

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects have included hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and agranulocytosis.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included epigastric distress, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, and early menses.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included urticaria, drug rash, photosensitivity, and pruritis.

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included blurred vision and diplopia.

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