Tussin CF Side Effects
Generic Name: dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine
Note: This document contains side effect information about dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Tussin CF.
For the Consumer
Applies to dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
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:
- Feeling nervous and excitable.
- Not able to sleep.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral suspension, oral suspension extended release, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release
Cardiovascular side effects have included palpitations, tachycardia, and cardiovascular collapse and death.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and vomiting.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included nervousness, dizziness, sleeplessness, light-headedness, tremor, hallucinations, convulsions, CNS depression, fear, anxiety, headache, and increased irritability or excitement.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulties.[Ref]
General side effects have included weakness and slight drowsiness.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Maxiphen DM (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine)." MCR American Pharmaceuticals Inc, Brookville, FL.
Some side effects of Tussin CF 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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