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Ed a-hist dm

Generic Name: chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine (klor feh NEER a meen, dex troe meh THOR fan, and feh nill EH frin)
Brand Name: Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold and Cough, Balamine DM, Ed A-Hist DM, Gencontuss, Giltuss Allergy Plus, NoHist DM, Robitussin Cough & Allergy
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Drug Information:
Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Phenylephrine is a decongestant. Ed A-hist DM is a combination medicine used to treat cough, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu. Ed A-hist DM will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema. Ed A-hist DM may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, Linezolid, Methylene Blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine. Learn more

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Ed a-hist dm Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ed A-Hist DM.

For the Consumer

Applies to chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral solution, oral syrup, oral tablet

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Dizziness.
  • Feeling nervous and excitable.
  • Not able to sleep.
  • Feeling sleepy.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine: oral drops, oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet effervescent, oral tablet extended release

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, anorexia, heartburn, and GI disturbance.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included sedation, drowsiness, dizziness, nervousness, headache, convulsions, central nervous system stimulation, hallucinations, tremors, and insomnia.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included cardiac arrhythmias, increased heart rate, and increased blood pressure.

General

General side effects have included weakness and pallor.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included polyuria and dysuria. Urinary retention may occur in patients with prostatic hypertrophy.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulties.

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included diplopia.

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Ed A-hist Dm (www.drugs.com/mtm/ed-a-hist-dm.html).