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Info about Cardec DM Syrup
Brand Name(s): Balamine DM Syrup, Cardec DM Syrup, Cydec DM Syrup, Tussafed Syrup
Generic Name Carbinoxamine, Pseudoephedrine and Dextromethorphan Oral Syrup
What is carbinoxamine; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine oral syrup?
CARBINOXAMINE; DEXTROMETHORPHAN; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (Carbodec® DM, Rondec®-DM, Tussafed® Pediatric, and others) are used together to relieve cough and congestion due to colds or allergies. Generic oral syrup is available.
What should my health care professional know before I take carbinoxamine; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I take this medicine?
Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure your medicine. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one; household spoons are not always accurate. Take with food or milk if this medicine upsets your stomach. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take more often than directed.
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What drug(s) may interact with carbinoxamine; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine?
Because this product can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect. Some medicines that cause drowsiness are:
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines that you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from taking carbinoxamine; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What should I watch for while taking carbinoxamine; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine?
Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 or 3 days.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Be careful taking other medicines that may also make you tired. This effect may be worse when taking these medicines with products containing carbinoxamine. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
When carbinoxamine, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine are used together you may experience dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your ophthalmologist if the problem does not go away or is severe.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature, between 15 and 30 °C (59 and 86 °F); do not freeze. Keep in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container. Keep away from heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
(Note: The above information is not intended to replace the advice of your physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. It is not meant to indicate that the use of the product is safe, appropriate, or effective for you.)