Giltuss Children's Cough & Cold Side Effects
Generic name: dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 24, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Giltuss Children's Cough & Cold.
Applies to dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet.
Do not use this medicine if you are using or if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives, difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
little or no urination;
fast or slow heartbeats;
confusion, dizziness, feeling unsteady;
nervousness, sleep problems (insomnia);
severe headache, blurred vision, pounding in your neck or ears;
slow breathing; or
unusual changes in mood or behavior.
Common side effects may include:
sleep problems (insomnia); or
feeling nervous, restless, or irritable.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
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