Acetaminophen, Diphenhydramine, and Phenylephrine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Acetaminophen, Diphenhydramine, and Phenylephrine?

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• This medicine is used to relieve pain.

• This medicine is used to treat nasal congestion.

• This medicine is used to stop coughing.

• This medicine is used to relieve allergy symptoms.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Avoid other sources of acetaminophen. An overdose may cause dangerous problems.

• This medicine is not for coughs due to smoking or lung disease.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that slow your actions and reactions.

• Limit caffeine (for example,...

 
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