Phenylephrine hcl 10 mg / Codeine / Promethazine
What is Phenylephrine hcl 10 mg?
Phenylephrine is a decongestant that is used to treat stuffy nose and sinus congestion caused by the common cold, hay fever, or other allergies.
Phenylephrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Uses of Phenylephrine hcl 10 mg
Phenylephrine is used for the temporary relief of stuffy nose, sinus, and ear symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing illnesses (e.g., sinusitis, bronchitis). This medication works by decreasing swelling in the nose and ears, thereby lessening discomfort and making it easier to breathe.
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. Some products (such as long-acting tablets/capsules) are not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details about using your product safely.
How should I take Phenylephrine hcl 10 mg?
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Cold medicine is only for short-term use until your symptoms clear up.
Always follow directions on the medicine label about giving cold medicine to a child.
You must chew the chewable tablet before you swallow it.
Measure liquid medicine carefully. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).
Remove an orally disintegrating tablet from the package only when you are ready to take the medicine. Place the tablet in your mouth and allow it to dissolve, without chewing. Swallow several times as the tablet dissolves.
Side Effects of Phenylephrine hcl 10 mg
Mild upset stomach, trouble sleeping, dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, nervousness, shaking, or fast heartbeat may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
|Country of Origin||Unknown|
|Alternate Manufacturer Number||1956804|
|Generic Drug Code||13978|
|Generic Drug Name||Phenylephrine HCl / Codeine / Promethazine|
|Strength||5 mg – 10 mg – 6.25 mg|