Pharmaniaga Diphenhydramine Expectorant

Pharmaniaga Diphenhydramine Expectorant Special Precautions


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Special Precautions
This medication may cause drowsiness, patients so affected should not drive or operate machinery. Patients should avoid alcoholic drinks.
Caution is advised in conditions such as urinary retention, pyloroduodenal obstruction, epilepsy and severe cardiovascular disorder.
Consult a physician if symptoms persist for more than 7 days, or if high fever, skin rash or continuing headache is present with cough.
Paediatric: This medication should not be given to premature infants or neonates as this group of patients has an increased susceptibility to anticholinergic adverse effects of antihistamines such as CNS excitation and an increased tendency towards convulsions.
A paradoxical reaction characterised by hyperexcitability may occur in older children taking antihistamines.
Geriatrics: The elderly are more susceptible to many adverse effects of antihistamines including the antimuscarinic effects, sedation and hypertension.
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