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APAP/CHLORPHENIRAMINE
Analgesic/Antihistamine

Indications

Treats runny nose, sneezing, sinus headache, watery eyes, fever, and mild aches caused by hay fever, colds, or flu.

Brand Names


Anabar
Coricidin
Bayer PM Extra Strength

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to pain killers or antihistamines. Some of these medicines may contain aspirin and should not be given to children under age 16. Aspirin can cause a serious disease called Reye's syndrome in children and teenagers who have chicken pox, flu, or similar infections. You should not use this medicine if you have taken an MAO inhibitor such as Nardil®, Marplan®, or Parnate® within the past 14 days.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Keep your medicine at room temperature, away from heat, direct light, and moisture.

Keep all medicine away from children.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Red or brown, grainy vomit
Black stools
Ringing or buzzing in the ears
Fast or irregular heartbeat
Severe headache
Trouble breathing

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Drowsiness
Dry mouth, nose, or throat
Thickened mucus
Stomach upset
Headache
Restlessness

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.