brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
- What is brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What are the possible side effects of brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What is the most important information I should know about brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- How should I take brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What happens if I overdose (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What should I avoid while taking brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- What other drugs will affect brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
Since cough or cold medicine is taken when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of codeine can be fatal.
Overdose symptoms may include confusion, extreme weakness, pinpoint pupils, cold and clammy skin, weak pulse, slow breathing, fainting, or breathing that stops. Overdose symptoms may also include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, cough, allergy, or sleep medicine. Antihistamines, decongestants, and cough suppressants are contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug. Check the label to see if a medicine contains an antihistamine, decongestant, or cough suppressant.
This medicine may cause blurred vision or impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine (Mar-cof BP, M-End WC)?
Before using this medicine, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as other cold or allergy medicines, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by brompheniramine or codeine.
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- digoxin (Lanoxin);
- naloxone (Narcan, Suboxone);
- topiramate (Topamax);
- tramadol (Ultram, Ultracet);
- phenytoin (Dilantin) or zonisamide (Zonegran);
- a diuretic (water pill);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), bupropion (Wellbutrin), doxepin (Sinequan, Silenor), nortriptyline (Pamelor), and others;
- anti-nausea medications such as belladonna (Donnatal), dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), droperidol (Inapsine), methscopolamine (Pamine), or scopolamine (Transderm Scop);
- bladder or urinary medications such as darifenacin (Enablex), flavoxate (Urispas), oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), solifenacin (Vesicare), tolterodine (Detrol), or Urogesic Blue;
- bowel cleansing preparations (Half Lytely, Fleet Prep Kit, Evac-Q-Kwik, GoLytely, Supraprep, and others);
- bronchodilators such as ipratropium (Atrovent) or tiotropium (Spiriva);
- heart or blood pressure medicine such as atenolol (Tenormin, Tenoretic), metoprolol (Dutoprol, Lopressor, Toprol), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), quinidine (Quin-G), and others;
- irritable bowel medications such as dicyclomine (Bentyl), hyoscyamine (Hyomax), or propantheline (Pro Banthine); or
- ulcer medicine such as glycopyrrolate (Robinul) or mepenzolate (Cantil).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about brompheniramine, codeine, and pseudoephedrine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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