chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Vanacof DX)?
Since cough or cold medicine is usually taken only as 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. 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 (Vanacof DX)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, feeling restless or nervous, dry mouth, itching, fast heart rate, hallucinations, and seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine (Vanacof DX)?
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 getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine.
What other drugs will affect chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine (Vanacof DX)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as other cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about chlophedianol, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine.
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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