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triple sulfas-phenylpropanolamine-pheniramine tablet-oral (cont.)

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may take, especially: methyldopa, other high blood pressure medicines, beta-blocker drugs (e.g., propranolol, atenolol, metoprolol), MAO inhibitors (e.g., selegiline, furazolidone, tranylcypromine, phenelzine), oral drugs used for diabetes (e.g., glyburide, glipizide), drugs for sleep, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-anxiety medications, narcotic pain relievers, barbiturates (e.g., phenobarbital, primidone), psychiatric medications, anti-seizure drugs, muscle relaxants, certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine), oral PABA. This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor. 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 tingling, seizures, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, stomach cramps, dizziness, drowsiness, and loss of consciousness.

NOTES: This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection or give it to someone else. A different medication may be needed in those cases.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Keep medication from freezing.


Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005



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