potassium guaiacolsulfonate-decongestant-oral (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, restlessness, nervousness, or trouble sleeping may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: chest pain, rapid heart rate, shaking/tremor, trouble breathing, weakness, blurred vision, difficulty urinating. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: severe high blood pressure, severe heart/blood vessel disease (coronary artery disease). Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: heart problems, high blood pressure, lung disease, kidney disease, thyroid disease (hyperthyroidism), diabetes, glaucoma, problems urinating (e.g., enlarged prostate), any allergies. This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Due to the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
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