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Children’s tylenol cold + cough + runny nose

Generic names: acetaminophen (as acetaminoh-fen), chlorpheniramine (as chlor-fen-ira-meen), and dextromethorphan
Brands: children’s tylenol cold, cough, and runny nose nyquil cold, cough, and flu triaminic flu cough, fever. Tyl
Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

What is children's tylenol cold + cough + runny nose?

Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever.Chlorpheniramine reduces the effects that histamine has on the body. Histamine can cause symptoms such as sneezing and itching. It may also cause watery eyes and a runny or watery nose.Dextromethorphan suppresses coughing. It works by affecting the brain's cough reflex.Children's tylenol cough, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes is a combination medication used to treat headaches, fevers, and body aches, as well as allergies, colds, flu, sneezing, or runny nose.Children's tylenol cough and runny nose does not treat coughs caused by asthma or emphysema, nor will it treat coughs that are the result of smoking.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for children's tylenol cold, cough, and runny nose.

Side effects of children's tylenol cold + cough + runny nose

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat.Acetaminophen can cause severe skin reactions that are fatal. This may happen even if you've taken it before and never had a reaction. Call your doctor immediately if the skin becomes red or you develop a rash. If blisters form and you peel them off, stop taking this medication.

The medicine can cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Severe headache, seizure (convulsions);
  • Fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeats;
  • Dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, or severe dizziness; shallow or slow breathing
  • Tremors are restless muscular movements.
  • Little or no urination
  • Flu symptoms include easy bruising and bleeding, pale skin, or feeling weak.
  • Dark urine, clay-coloured stools, nausea, upper stomach ain, itching,  or loss of appetite

In older adults, side effects like confusion, dry mouth, constipation, and dry mouth may be more common.

Children's tylenol cold, cough, and runny nose can cause the following side effects:

  • Headache, sleep problems (insomnia);
  • Stomach upset, diarrhoea, or constipation
  • Dry eyes, blurred sight, dry mouth, or dry nose
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, or mild dizziness
  • Feeling restless or excited, especially in children
  • Mild skin rash

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The fda can be contacted at 1-800-fda-1088 to report side effects.


You should not take this medication if you've taken an mao inhibitor in the last 14 days. Drug interactions can occur. Mao inhibitors are tranylcypromine, linezolid (isocarboxazid), phenelzine, and rasagiline.Don't take more than recommended. An acetaminophen overdose can cause liver damage or death.Acetaminophen can cause severe skin reactions in rare cases. If you notice skin redness, a rash, blistering, or peeling, stop taking the medicine immediately and contact your doctor.

Before you take this drug

If you have taken a mao inhibitor within the last 14 days, do not take this medication. It is possible that a dangerous drug interaction will occur. Mao inhibitors are furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, rasagiline, and tranylcypromine.This medication should not be used if you have an allergy to acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, or dextromethorphan.Before taking this medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you suffer from any medical conditions.

  • If you have asthma, copd, a cough that is mucus-related, caused by smoking, or chronic lung disease, then this could be the cause.
  • A blockage of the intestines or stomach;
  • Liver diseases, alcoholism, or a history of drinking more than three alcoholic drinks per day are all signs.
  • Kidney disease
  • An enlarged prostrate can cause problems with urination.
  • Glaucoma;
  • If you are taking potassium (cytra epiklor k-lyte k-phos kaon klor-con polycitra urocit-k),

Unknown is whether or not this medicine can harm an unborn child. If you are pregnant, do not take cough and cold medicines without consulting your doctor.This medicine can pass into breastmilk and harm a baby who is nursing. Antihistamines can also reduce breast milk production. If you are breastfeeding, do not take cough and cold medicines without consulting your doctor.Phenylalanine can be found in artificially sweetened liquid medicines. If you have phenylketonuria, check the label of your medication.Never give cough and cold medications to very young children without consulting a doctor.

How to take children's tylenol cold + cough + runny nose?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Use only as directed. Cough and cold medicine is typically taken for only a few days until symptoms are gone.Don't take more than the recommended dose. Acetaminophen overdoses can cause liver damage or death.Use the provided dosing syringe or a dose-measuring cup or spoon to measure liquid medicines. Ask your pharmacist if you don't have a device for measuring doses.If you have not improved after three days or if the pain persists after 10 days, call your doctor. Call your doctor as well if any of your symptoms worsen or if there is redness or swelling.Tell your doctor or surgeon, if you've taken this medication within the last few days, if you are going to need medical testing or surgery.Store away from moisture or heat at room temperature. Liquid medicines should not be allowed to freeze.

What happens if i miss the dose?

You may not have a schedule because children's tylenol cold + cough + runny nose can be taken as needed. If you have a regular schedule, take the missed dose immediately after you remember. If your next scheduled dosage is approaching, skip the missed dose. You should not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if i overdose?

Call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 or seek emergency medical care. Acetaminophen overdoses can be deadly.Loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, sweating, or confusion are the first signs of an overdose of acetaminophen. Other symptoms include dark urine and yellowing skin or whites of the eyes.

What should be avoided?

Before using any other medication for colds, allergies, pain, or sleep, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Many combination medications contain acetaminophen, also known as apap. Taking some products together may cause an overdose of acetaminophen, which could be fatal.Avoid alcohol. Alcohol can cause liver damage and increase the side effects of chlorpheniramine.This medication can cause blurred or double vision, and it may affect your ability to think clearly. You should be careful when driving or doing anything else that requires alertness and the ability to see clearly.

Interaction with other drug

Before using this medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist if you also use any other medications, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. When used together, some medicines can have unwanted or harmful effects. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions.This medicine can have a worsening effect if taken with drugs that slow breathing or make you sleepy. Ask your doctor if you should take children's tylenol cold + cough + runny nose along with sleeping pills, narcotics, muscle relaxers, anxiety, depression, or seizure medicine.




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