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What are the possible side effects of Stugeron-Richter?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using guaifenesin and phenylephrine and call your doctor at once if you have:
fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat; or
severe anxiety or nervousness.
Common side effects may include:
dry mouth, nose, or throat;
upset stomach, loss of appetite, vomiting;
feeling excited or restless (especially in children);
sleep problems (insomnia); or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Side effects of Stugeron-Richter in details
The most common antihistaminic side-effect of Stugeron-Richter is sedation which can vary from slight drowsiness to deep sleep, and including inability to concentrate, lassitude, dizziness, and inco-ordination. Sedative effects, when they occur, may diminish after a few days.
Other side-effects include gastro-intestinal disturbances such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation, anorexia or increased appetite and epigastric pain.
Somnolence and gastro-intestinal disturbances are usually transient and may often be prevented by achieving the optimum dosage gradually.
Stugeron-Richter may also produce antimuscarinic effects such as blurred vision, difficulty in micturition, dysuria, dryness of mouth and tightness of chest.
Central effects may include muscular weakness, headache and euphoria.
Weight gain, perspiration or allergic reactions may be observed. Cases of lichen planus and lupus-like symptoms and an isolated case of cholestatic jaundice have been reported.
In elderly people cases of aggravation or an appearance of extrapyramidal symptoms sometimes associated with depressive feelings have been described during prolonged therapy. The treatment should be discontinued in such cases.
Stugeron-Richter may enhance the sedative effect of central nervous system depressants including alcohol, barbiturates, hypnotics, narcotic analgesics, tricyclic antidepressants, sedatives and tranquillisers.
The side-effects of anticholinergic substances such as atropine and tricyclic antidepressants may be enhanced by the concomitan administration of antihistamines.
Monoamine-oxidase inhibitors may enhance the antimuscarinic effects of antihistamines.
What is the most important information I should know about Stugeron-Richter?
Do not give this medication to a child younger than 4 years old. Always ask a doctor before giving a cough or cold medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cough and cold medicines in very young children.
In patients with known hypersensitivity to Stugeron-Richter.
The safety of STUGERON tablets in pregnant and lactating women has not been established.
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Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology