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Vazotan Side Effects

Generic name: brompheniramine / carbetapentane / phenylephrine

Note: This document contains side effect information about brompheniramine / carbetapentane / phenylephrine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Vazotan.

Applies to brompheniramine/carbetapentane/phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral suspension, oral suspension extended release.


Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia and extrasystole.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache, sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, fatigue, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, insomnia, euphoria, paresthesias, vertigo, tinnitus, acute, neuritis and convulsions.[Ref]


Ocular side effects have included blurred vision and diplopia.[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included epigastric distress, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.[Ref]


Genitourinary side effects have included urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, and early menses.[Ref]


Hematologic side effects have included hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and agranulocytosis.[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included thickening of bronchial secretions, tightness of chest or throat, wheezing, nasal stuffiness, and dryness of the mouth, nose and throat.[Ref]


Hypersensitivity side effects have included drug rash and anaphylactic shock.[Ref]


Dermatologic side effects have included urticaria and photosensitivity.[Ref]


General side effects have included chills and excessive perspiration.[Ref]

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.