dexchlorpheniramine, methscopolamine, and pseudoephedrine (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
What happens if I miss a dose (Durahist D, Histatab D)?
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 (Durahist D, Histatab D)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include a dry mouth, large pupils, flushing, nausea, vomiting, and seizures.
What should I avoid while taking dexchlorpheniramine, methscopolamine, and pseudoephedrine (Durahist D, Histatab D)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of this medication.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold or allergy 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.
Avoid taking diet pills, caffeine pills, or other stimulants (such as ADHD medications) without your doctor's advice. Taking a stimulant together with a decongestant can increase your risk of unpleasant side effects.
What other drugs will affect dexchlorpheniramine, methscopolamine, and pseudoephedrine (Durahist D, Histatab D)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by methscopolamine.
Many drugs can interact with dexchlorpheniramine, methscopolamine, and pseudoephedrine. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with dexchlorpheniramine, methschopolamine, 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 dexchlorpheniramine, methscopolamine, 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.
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Find out what women really need.
Most Popular Topics
Pill Identifier on RxList
- quick, easy,
Find a Local Pharmacy
- including 24 hour, pharmacies