expectorants-narcotic antitussive-antihistamine-oral (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any nonprescription or prescription medication you may take including: high blood pressure medicine, antidepressants, sedatives, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, cimetidine, narcotic pain medications (e.g., codeine). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, slow heartbeat, weakness, dizziness, slow or shallow breathing, drowsiness, agitation, restlessness, bizarre behavior, seizures, or unconsciousness.
NOTES: Drink plenty of fluids, especially water to help break up mucus and clear congestion.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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