Dextromethorphan and Chlorpheniramine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Dextromethorphan and Chlorpheniramine?

(deks troe meth OR fan & klor fen IR a meen)

• This medicine is used to stop coughing.

• This medicine is used to relieve allergy symptoms.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

• If you have an enlarged prostate, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have glaucoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• 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.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred vision, or a change in...

 
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