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Tussafed-LA Side Effects

Generic Name: dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine

Note: This document contains side effect information about dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Tussafed-LA.

For the Consumer

Applies to dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Dizziness.
  • Not able to sleep.
  • Feeling nervous and excitable.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral suspension, oral suspension extended release, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Rash[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, headache[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Fever[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Cough, nasal congestion[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Tusnel (dextromethorphan/guaiFENesin/pseudoephedrine)." Llorens Pharmaceuticals, Miami, FL.

2. "Product Information. Capmist DM (dextromethorphan/guaiFENesin/pseudoephedrine)." Capital Pharmaceutical, Powell, OH.

3. "Product Information. ExeFen-DMX (dextromethorphan/guaiFENesin/pseudoephedrine)." Larken Laboratories Inc, Madison, MS.

4. "Product Information. Tusnel Pediatric Drops (guaiFENesin-pseudoephedrine)." Llorens Pharmaceuticals, Miami, FL.

5. "Product Information. Z-Cof 12DM (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine)." Zyber Pharmaceuticals Inc, Gonzales, LA.

Some side effects of Tussafed-LA may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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