phenylephrine nasal (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose?
Since phenylephrine nasal is usually used only when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are using the medication regularly, 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 take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe dizziness or drowsiness, slow heart rate, and fainting.
What should I avoid while using phenylephrine nasal?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, cough, or allergy medicine. Phenylephrine is 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 phenylephrine.
What other drugs will affect phenylephrine nasal?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with phenylephrine nasal. 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 phenylephrine nasal.
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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