• Most Common:
Dry mouth, nose and throat, drowsiness, nausea, difficulty in urinating.
• Miscellaneous: Increased chest congestion, headache, excitement, nervousness, vision problems, vertigo, stomach upset.
Adult: PO- 10-20 mg at bedtime. Child: PO 5mg at bedtime.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth for sleep with or without food, and in combination with other medications as a liquid and liquid-filled capsule to treat symptoms of the common cold.
Avoid using the drug with alcohol, in patients with severe liver disease, newborns or premature infants.
• It will make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
•Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, shortness of breath, chronic bronchitis, or other breathing problems; glaucoma; ulcers; difficulty urinating (due to an enlarged prostate gland); heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, or an overactive thyroid gland; elderly, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Keep away from children, and avoid excess dosage.
Keep it in an airtight container, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.