Sildec-PE DM Side Effects
Generic Name: chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Sildec-PE DM.
For the Consumer
Applies to chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: tablets
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 chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; increased sweating; 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); chest tightness; clumsiness or unsteadiness; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; flushing or redness of the face; hallucinations; mental or mood changes; numbness or tingling; seizures; severe dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe dryness of mouth, nose, and throat; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; shortness of breath; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; vision problems (eg, double vision, severe or persistent blurred vision).
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: oral drops, oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet effervescent, oral tablet extended release
Gastrointestinal side effects have included vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, anorexia, heartburn, and GI disturbance.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included sedation, drowsiness, dizziness, nervousness, headache, convulsions, central nervous system stimulation, hallucinations, tremors, and insomnia.[Ref]
Cardiovascular side effects have included cardiac arrhythmias, increased heart rate, and increased blood pressure.[Ref]
General side effects have included weakness and pallor.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included polyuria and dysuria. Urinary retention may occur in patients with prostatic hypertrophy.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulties.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included diplopia.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Rondec-DM (chlorpheniramine/DM/phenylephrine)." Alliant Pharmaceuticals Inc, Alpharetta, GA.
It is possible that some side effects of Sildec-PE 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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