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Maxiphen CD Side Effects

Generic Name: codeine / guaifenesin / phenylephrine

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of codeine / guaifenesin / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Maxiphen CD.

Applies to codeine / guaifenesin / phenylephrine: oral tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Get emergency medical help if a child taking this medicine has breathing problems, blue lips, or severe drowsiness, or if you cannot wake the child up from sleep.

Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • noisy breathing, sighing, shallow breathing;

  • severe drowsiness, hallucinations;

  • fast, slow, or uneven heart rate;

  • a seizure;

  • nervousness, tremors; or

  • little or no urination.

Serious side effects may be more likely in older adults and those who are overweight, malnourished, or debilitated.

Common side effects may include:

  • dizziness, drowsiness, weakness;

  • headache;

  • nausea;

  • sleep problems (insomnia); or

  • feeling nervous, anxious, or restless.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Not all side effects for Maxiphen CD 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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