Pediatex 12 DM Side Effects
Generic Name: carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Pediatex 12 DM.
For the Consumer
Applies to carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine: drops, liquid, syrup
Other dosage forms:
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 carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; 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; seizures; severe dizziness, lightheadedness, or headache; tremor; trouble sleeping; vision changes.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine: oral liquid, oral suspension extended release, oral syrup
Cardiovascular side effects have included cardiac arrhythmias, increased heart rate or blood pressure.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, anorexia, and heartburn.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included sedation, dizziness, headache, nervousness, convulsions, central nervous system stimulation, insomnia, hallucinations, tremors and drowsiness.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included diplopia.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included polyuria and dysuria.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulty.[Ref]
General side effects have included pallor and weakness.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Pediatex-DM (carbinoxamine/dextromethorphan/PSE)." Zyber Pharmaceuticals Inc, Gonzales, LA.
It is possible that some side effects of Pediatex 12 DM may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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