chlorpheniramine, pseudoephedrine, Deconamine (Discontinued) (cont.)

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Other important side effects of pseudoephedrine include stimulation of the nervous system leading to:

PRESCRIBED FOR: The combination drug was used for the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion from the common cold. Deconamine also was used for inflamed nasal passages (sinusitis), hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and sinus congestion.



PREPARATIONS: Tablets of 4 mg chlorpheniramine/60 mg pseudoephedrine; chew tabs of 1 mg c/15 mg p; syrup of 2 mg c/30 mg p.

STORAGE: Combinations of chlorpheniramine and pseudoephedrine should be stored at room temperature in an air-tight container.

DOSING: The combination drug may be taken with or without food. It must be used cautiously in patients with heart (coronary artery) disease and angina, diabetes, lung diseases, especially asthma, glaucoma, and narrowing of the stomach exit (pyloric stenosis).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2015

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