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Dimetapp Children's Cold & Cough Side Effects

Generic Name: brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine

Note: This document contains side effect information about brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Dimetapp Children's Cold & Cough.

Some side effects of Dimetapp Children's Cold & Cough may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: tablets

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

Blurred vision; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; increased sweating; 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 / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest tightness; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; flushing or redness of the face; hallucinations; mental or mood changes; numbness or tingling; seizures; severe dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe dryness of mouth, nose, and throat; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; shortness of breath; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; vision changes.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral suspension extended release

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, palpitations, tachycardia and pallor.

Dermatologic

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

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included disturbed coordination, tremor, irritability, insomnia, weakness, nervousness, convulsions, headache, euphoria, dysphoria, restlessness, hallucinations, and central nervous system depression.

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included visual disturbances.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included thickening of bronchial secretions, respiratory difficulty, shortness of breath, tightness of chest and wheezing.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included dryness of mouth, nose and throat, epigastric discomfort, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included urinary frequency and difficult urination.

Hematologic

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

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