guaifenesin/phenylephrine - oral, Endal, Numonyl, Quindal, Sinup (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Also tell your doctor if you are very sensitive to the effects of other sympathomimetics (e.g., pseudoephedrine).Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: heart problems (e.g., angina, irregular heartbeat), trouble urinating (due to an enlarged prostate), trouble sleeping, cough with large amounts of phlegm, breathing problems (e.g., emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma), high blood pressure, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), diabetes, a certain eye problem (narrow-angle glaucoma), seizures.This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medication.Liquid forms of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease. Ask your doctor of pharmacist about using this product safely.Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially dizziness, lightheadedness, and confusion.Caution is advised when using this product in children because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially excitation, agitation, and increased blood pressure.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.This drug may pass into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Therefore, breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

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