Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy

Generic Name: Brompheniramine maleate, Phenylephrine HCl

  • What is this medication?

    Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy contains an antihistamine and a nasal decongestant. It is intended to temporarily relieve itchy and watery eyes, itchy nose or throat, runny nose, sneezing, and nasal and sinus congestion as may occur with a cold.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    Do not use this product in children <4 years. Do not use in children 4 or under 6 years of age unless directed by a doctor.

    Do not use this product in a child who is taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. MAOIs are sometimes used for treating Parkinson's disease or depression, as well as other emotional or psychiatric conditions.

    Do not use this product for the purpose of making your child sleepy.

    When using this product, do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not give >6 doses of this product in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.

    When using this product, marked drowsiness may occur. Sedatives and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness. Excitability may occur, especially in children.

    Stop using this product and consult a doctor if nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occurs or if symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever. These could be signs of a serious condition.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In the event of an overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you do not know whether a prescription drug your child is taking contains an MAOI.

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if the child has heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes, glaucoma, or a breathing problem such as asthma or chronic bronchitis.

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if the child is taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

  • What are the possible side effects of Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    When using this product, marked drowsiness may occur. Sedatives and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness. Excitability may occur, especially in children.

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this drug.

  • What should I avoid while using Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    Do not give >6 doses of this product in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.

    Do not use this product for the purpose of making your child sleepy.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    When using this product, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness.

    If Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergyis taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergywith any other medication.

  • What is the usual dosage of Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    This product may be given every 4 hours. Do not give >6 doses of this product in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.

    Children 6- <12 years: Take 2 teaspoonfuls (10 milliliters, or mL).

    Children 4- <6 years: Do not use unless directed by a doctor.

    Children <4 years: Do not use.

  • How should I store Triaminic Syrup Cold and Allergy?

    Store at room temperature.