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Drug interactions between Focalin and Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold & Fever

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)
Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold & Fever (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine)

Interactions between your drugs


phenylephrine dexmethylphenidate

Applies to: Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold & Fever (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine) and Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)

Both phenylephrine and dexmethylphenidate can increase blood pressure and heart rate, and combining them may enhance these effects. Talk to your doctor before using these medications, especially if you have a history of high blood pressure or heart disease. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Drug and food interactions

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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