Children's Triaminic Cough / Cold Nighttime
Name: Children's Triaminic Cough / Cold Nighttime
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Uses of Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime
- It is used to treat nose stuffiness.
- It is used to ease allergy signs.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime?
- If you have an allergy to diphenhydramine, phenylephrine, or any other part of Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime (diphenhydramine and phenylephrine oral strips).
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have taken certain drugs used for low mood (depression) like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, or tranylcypromine or drugs used for Parkinson's disease like selegiline or rasagiline in the last 14 days. Taking this medicine within 14 days of those drugs can cause very bad high blood pressure.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Do not take more than what your doctor told you to take. Taking more than you are told may raise your chance of very bad side effects.
- Do not take this medicine for longer than you were told by your doctor.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime affects you.
- Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.
- Talk with your doctor before you use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
- Do not use with other products that have diphenhydramine.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
- Different brands of Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime may have different doses for children. Talk with the doctor before giving this medicine to a child.
- If you are 65 or older, use Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime with care. You could have more side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this medicine while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
How is this medicine (Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime) best taken?
Use Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
- Place oral strip on your tongue and let melt.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- If you take this medicine on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times Children's Triaminic Cough/Cold Nighttime (diphenhydramine and phenylephrine oral strips) is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
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Applies to diphenhydramine / phenylephrine: oral disintegrating strip, oral liquid, oral suspension extended release, oral tablet chewable extended release
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia, and extrasystole.[Ref]
Hematologic side effects have included hemolytic anemia, agranulocytosis, and thrombocytopenia.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included sleepiness, sedation, dizziness, disturbed coordination, fatigue, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, insomnia, euphoria, paresthesia, headache, vertigo, tinnitus, acute labyrinthitis, neuritis, and convulsions.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision and diplopia.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included epigastric distress, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, and early menses.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects have included urticaria, drug rash, anaphylactic shock, and photosensitivity.[Ref]
General side effects have included chills, excessive perspiration, and dryness of nose, throat and mouth.[Ref]
Some side effects of Triaminic Night Time Cold & Cough may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.