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Nalex AC Side Effects

Generic Name: brompheniramine / codeine

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug brompheniramine / codeine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Nalex AC.

It is possible that some side effects of Nalex AC may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to brompheniramine / codeine: syrup, tablets

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; thickening of mucus secretions; upset stomach; vomiting.

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

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision, double vision, or other vision changes; confusion; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; loss of coordination; mood or mental changes; nervousness; 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.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to brompheniramine / codeine: oral syrup

Nervous system

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

Respiratory

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

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.

Hematologic

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

Cardiovascular

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

Dermatologic

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

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included drug rash and anaphylactic shock.

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included blurred vision and diplopia.

General

General side effects have included excessive perspiration and chills.

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