Children's Triacting Daytime Side Effects

Generic Name: dextromethorphan / phenylephrine

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of dextromethorphan / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Children's Triacting Daytime.

Not all side effects for Children's Triacting Daytime 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 dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: drops

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

Dizziness; excitability; headache; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking dextromethorphan / phenylephrine:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: oral disintegrating strip, oral liquid

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects of phenylephrine have included palpitations, arrhythmias, and cardiovascular collapse with hypotension.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects of dextromethorphan have included stomach upset. Gastrointestinal side effects of phenylephrine have included nausea.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects of dextromethorphan have included drowsiness and dizziness. Other side effects such as excitation, mental confusion, and opioid like respiratory depression have been rare and occurred at higher dosages. In some cases of abuse, patients experienced euphoria, hyperactivity, mania, and auditory and visual hallucinations.

Nervous system side effects of phenylephrine have included headache, dizziness, nervousness, restlessness, tremor, insomnia, convulsions, and central nervous system depression.

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects of dextromethorphan have included rare reports of fixed-drug eruptions.

General

General side effects of phenylephrine have included pallor and weakness.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects of phenylephrine have included dysuria.

Psychiatric

Psychiatric side effects of phenylephrine have included hallucinations, fear, and anxiety.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects of phenylephrine have included respiratory difficulty.

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