Azatadine & Pseudoephedrine tablets
What does azatadine & pseudoephedrine tablets do?
AZATADINE & PSEUDOEPHEDRINE(Trinalin Repetabs(R)) is used to provide relief of symptoms of allergies such as rash, hives, watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes and sneezing. In addition it is used to relieve congestion, promote sinus draining and improve breathing
What should my health care professional know before I take azatadine & pseudoephedrine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
• stomach ulcers
• difficulty urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
• heart disease
• high blood pressure
• breast feeding
How should I take this medicine?
Azatadine & pseudoephedrine tablets are taken by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. May be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Sustained-release or long acting tablets and capsules must be swallowed whole. Chewing or crushing them will destroy the long action and may increase side effects. It is recommended to drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it a soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, consult your prescriber or health care professional. You may need to miss a dose or take a double dose, depending on your condition and treatment. Do not take double or extra doses without advice.
What other medicines can interact with azatadine & pseudoephedrine ?
• sleeping pills
• muscle relaxants
• narcotic pain medication (e.g., codeine)
• other cold or allergy drugs
• MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine)
Tell your prescriber or other health care professional about all other medicines you are taking including prescription and non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check before stopping or starting any of your medications.
What side effects might I notice from taking azatadine & pseudoephedrine ?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor as soon as possible:
• irregular heartbeat
• chest pain
• ringing in the ears
• difficulty urinating
Rare or uncommon:
• rash, itching
• severe dizziness
• difficulty breathing
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor if they continue or are bothersome):
• loss of appetite
• stomach upset
• blurred vision
• restlessness and irritability
• dry mouth and nose