Alahist DM

Name: Alahist DM

Uses of Alahist DM

  • It is used to treat nose stuffiness.
  • It is used to ease allergy signs.
  • It is used to relieve coughing.

How is this medicine (Alahist DM) best taken?

Use Alahist DM (brompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
  • Measure liquid doses carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with Alahist DM (brompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine). If there is none, ask the pharmacist for a device to measure Alahist DM (brompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine).

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • If you take Alahist DM (brompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine) on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
  • If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
  • Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
  • Many times Alahist DM (brompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine) is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.

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.

Consumer information use

  • If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
  • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
  • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
  • Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
  • Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Alahist DM (brompheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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