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What happens if I miss a dose (BetaTan, Pulmari, VazoTan)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (BetaTan, Pulmari, VazoTan)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of a brompheniramine, carbetapentane and phenylephrine overdose may include dry mouth, large pupils, warmth or tingling under the skin, nausea, vomiting, restless feeling, or hallucinations.
What should I avoid while taking brompheniramine, carbetapentane and phenylephrine (BetaTan, Pulmari, VazoTan)?
This medication can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of brompheniramine, carbetapentane and phenylephrine.
Do not use any other over-the-counter cough, cold, or allergy medications without first asking your doctor or pharmacist. Brompheniramine or phenylephrine are contained in many medicines available over the counter. If you take certain products together you may accidentally take too much of a certain drug. Read the label of any other medicine you are using to see if it contains brompheniramine, carbetapentane, or phenylephrine.
Avoid using other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold medicine, pain medication, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by brompheniramine, carbetapentane, and phenylephrine.
What other drugs will affect brompheniramine, carbetapentane and phenylephrine (BetaTan, Pulmari, VazoTan)?
There may be other drugs not listed that can affect brompheniramine, carbetapentane, and phenylephrine. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about brompheniramine, carbetapentane and phenylephrine written for health professionals that you may read.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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