Scot-Tussin DM Side Effects
Generic name: chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan
Note: This document contains side effect information about chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Scot-Tussin DM.
Some side effects of Scot-Tussin DM may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Applies to chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan: oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
slow, shallow breathing;
severe dizziness, anxiety, restless feeling, or nervousness;
confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior;
urinating less than usual or not at all; or
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms.
Less serious side effects of chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan may include:
nausea, stomach pain, constipation;
problems with memory or concentration;
ringing in your ears; or
restlessness or excitability (especially in children).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
More Scot-Tussin DM resources
- Scot-Tussin DM Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Scot-Tussin DM liquid MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Atuss-12 DX extended-release liquid MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Bidex-A extended-release tablets MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Duratuss DM 12 suspension MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Guaifenesin DM Elixir MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Humibid CS MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Mucinex DM Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Mucinex DM Maximum Strength Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Robitussin DM infant drops
- Tussin DM Prescribing Information (FDA)
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