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   Quad-Tuss

Quad-Tuss
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This combination medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, hay fever, and other breathing illnesses (e.g., sinusitis, bronchitis). These symptoms include cough, watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing. Carbetapentane is a cough suppressant that affects a certain part of the brain, reducing the urge to cough. This product contains a decongestant, which helps relieve stuffy nose symptoms. It also contains an antihistamine, which helps relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.This medication should not be used in newborns.

 
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Uses
This combination medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, hay fever, and other breathing illnesses (e.g., sinusitis, bronchitis). These symptoms include cough, watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing. Carbetapentane is a cough suppressant that affects a certain part of the brain, reducing the urge to cough. This product contains a decongestant, which helps relieve stuffy nose symptoms. It also contains an antihistamine, which helps relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.This medication should not be used in newborns.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.Do not take this product for several days before allergy testing because test results can be affected.

Storage
  • Store in a tightly closed container at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze liquid forms of this medication.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include: large pupils, flushing, shaking (tremor), hallucinations, confusion, seizures.
  • In children, excitement may occur first, followed by loss of coordination, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, seizures.

How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth with or without food, as directed by your doctor.
  • This medication may be taken with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
  • If you are using the liquid form, use a medication measuring device to carefully measure the prescribed dose.
  • Do not use a household spoon.
  • If your liquid form is a suspension, shake the bottle well before each dose.If you are using the chewable form, the tablets should be chewed thoroughly before being swallowed.The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to therapy.
  • Do not increase your dose or take this medication more often without your doctor's approval.
  • If you are taking this medication for allergy or hay fever symptoms, take it regularly in order to get the most benefit from it.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Side Effects
  • Drowsiness, dizziness, flushing, headache, nausea, nervousness, blurred vision, or dry mouth/nose/throat may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.To relieve dry mouth, suck on (sugarless) hard candy or ice chips, chew (sugarless) gum, drink water, or use a saliva substitute.
  • This medication can dry up and thicken mucus in your lungs, making it more difficult to breathe and clear your lungs.
  • To help prevent this effect, drink plenty of fluids unless otherwise directed by your doctor.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (e.g., hallucinations, confusion), ringing in the ears, shaking (tremors), trouble urinating, weakness.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: chest pain, easy bruising/bleeding, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, seizure.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
  • Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it; or to tartrazine; or if you have any other allergies.Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: breathing problems (e.g., asthma, emphysema), diabetes, a certain eye problem (glaucoma), heart problems, high blood pressure, kidney problems, liver disease, seizures, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., ulcers, blockage), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), urination problems (e.g., trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate, urinary retention).This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Limit the use of alcohol and certain other drowsiness-causing medications.
  • (See also Drug Interactions.) To minimize dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.This medicine may contain aspartame.
  • If you have phenylketonuria (PKU) or any other condition that requires you to restrict your intake of aspartame (or phenylalanine), consult your doctor or pharmacist regarding the safe use of this medicine.Some preparations of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol.
  • Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease.
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the safe use of this product.The elderly may be more sensitive to the effects of this drug, especially dizziness, drowsiness, mental/mood changes, and blood pressure changes.Do not give this medication to a child under 6 years unless directed to do so by a doctor.
  • Children may be more sensitive to the effects of antihistamines.
  • In young children, this medication may cause agitation/excitement instead of drowsiness.During the first 6 months of pregnancy, this medication should be used only if clearly needed.
  • It should not be used during the last 3 months of pregnancy since this medication may increase the risk of serious side effects in a newborn baby (e.g., seizures).
  • 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.

Missed Dose
  • If you are prescribed this medication on a regular schedule and 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 the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, selegiline, tranylcypromine) for 2 weeks before, during, and 2 weeks after treatment with this medication.
  • In some cases a serious (possibly fatal) drug interaction may occur.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially: antispasmodics (e.g., atropine, belladonna alkaloids), beta blockers (e.g., metoprolol, atenolol), drugs for Parkinson's disease (e.g., anticholinergics such as benztropine, trihexyphenidyl), guanethidine, certain inhaled anesthetics (e.g., halothane), methyldopa, reserpine, scopolamine, tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline, desipramine).Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products, diet aids) because they may contain ingredients that could increase your heart rate or blood pressure.
  • Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products.Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you also take drugs that cause drowsiness such as: certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine), anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine), medicine for sleep or anxiety (e.g., alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines (e.g., chlorpromazine, risperidone, amitriptyline, trazodone).
  • Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products) because they may contain drowsiness-causing ingredients.
  • Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products.

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