Dexchlorpheniramine / methscopolamine / pseudoephedrine Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to dexchlorpheniramine / methscopolamine / pseudoephedrine: sustained-release tablets
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking dexchlorpheniramine / methscopolamine / pseudoephedrine:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; mental or mood changes; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor; vision changes.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to dexchlorpheniramine / methscopolamine / pseudoephedrine: oral tablet extended release
Cardiovascular side effects have include tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmias and cardiovascular collapse with hypotension.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, headache, irritability, fear, anxiety, tenseness, tremor, weakness, hallucinations, convulsions, central nervous system depression, drowsiness, and dizziness.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulty and excessive dryness of the nose.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included dysuria and urinary retention in patients with prostatic hypertrophy.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included gastric irritation and excessive dryness of the mouth and throat.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Durahist D (dexchlorpheniramine/methscopolamine/PSE)." ProEthic Laboratories LLC, Montgomery, AL.
Not all side effects for dexchlorpheniramine / methscopolamine / pseudoephedrine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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