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dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine (cont.)

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What happens if I miss a dose (Conex, Drixoral, Drixoral Cold and Allergy)?

Since dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine is used when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are on a schedule, use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Conex, Drixoral, Drixoral Cold and Allergy)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine (Conex, Drixoral, Drixoral Cold and Allergy)?

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.

Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of dexbrompheniramine.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, cough, allergy, or sleep medicine. Antihistamines and decongestants 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 or decongestant.

What other drugs will affect dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine (Conex, Drixoral, Drixoral Cold and Allergy)?

Taking this medicine with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can increase these effects. Ask your doctor before taking dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine if you are also using any of the following drugs:

This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about dexbrompheniramine 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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