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Tannic-12 S

Generic name: carbetapentane and chlorpheniramine [kar-BET-a-PEN-tane-and-KLOR-fen-IR-a-meen]
The brand names are: Tannic-12 S, C-Tanna 12.
The class of drug: upper respiratory combinations

What is Tannic-12 S?

Carbetapentane acts as a cough suppressant. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of the natural chemical histamine that is present in the body. Histamine is known to cause nasal congestion, itching, eye watering, and a dry nose. Tannic-12 S is an all-in-one medicine used to combat sneezing and coughing, as well as runny noses and eyes that are watery due to allergies or the common cold. This medication is not able to help with a cough due to cigarettes, asthma, or emphysema. Tannic-12 S can be used to treat other conditions that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Tannic-12 S

See a doctor immediately. If you notice any of the following symptoms, they are warning signs of an allergic reaction. symptoms of hives: difficulty breathing or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Tannic-12 S could cause serious adverse reactions. Stop taking Tannic-12 S and contact your doctor immediately if you suffer from:

  • fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
  • severe headache, hallucinations, seizures (convulsions);
  • severe dizziness or drowsiness
  • vision issues;
  • minimal or no urination
  • or severe restlessness, tremors, or
  • seizures (convulsions).

Common adverse effects of Tannic-12 include:

  • constipation, diarrhoea;
  • nausea, vomiting, and an upset stomach nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite
  • faint dizziness, weakness, or drowsiness
  • anxiety: being anxious, feeling anxious, or being excited;
  • sleep problems (insomnia).

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Do not take this medication. If you've previously taken an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A potentially dangerous interaction between drugs may happen. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid, linezolid, Methylene Blue injection, rasagiline, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine, among others.

Before taking this medication

Don't take Tannic-12 S if you've used an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days. A risky drug interaction may happen. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid, linezolid, Methylene Blue injection, rasagiline, and phenelzine, as well as tranylcypromine and others.

This medication is for you if you have an allergy to chlorpheniramine or carbetapentane.

To ensure that Tannic-12 S is suitable for you, inform your physician if you suffer from:

  • Obstruction of the stomach (stomach and intestines);
  • Bladder obstruction or other issues;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Thyroid disorder;
  • Heart disease: excessive and lower blood pressure;
  • Asthma or another breathing disorder; or
  • If you are taking potassium (Cytra, Epiklor, K-Lyte, K-Phos Kaon, Klor-Con, Polycitra, Urocit-K).

FDA pregnancy category C. It is unclear whether Tannic-12 S could cause harm to an unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are expecting or planning to become pregnant while taking the medication.

Carbetapentane and chlorpheniramine may be absorbed through breastmilk and harm a nursing child. Consult your physician if you are breastfeeding a baby.

How to take Tannic-12 S?

Take it exactly as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Do not take it in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for a longer time than suggested. The cough and cold medicines are usually used only for a brief time until the symptoms subside.

Always consult a physician prior to giving a cold or cough medicine to children. Death can occur due to the misuse of cold and cough medicines by very young children. Mix the suspension (liquid) until it is well-mixed before you take a measurement. Take measurements of the liquid using an appropriate dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you don't have a device for measuring doses, you can consult your pharmacist about one. This medication may alter the outcomes of allergy tests on the skin. Inform any physician who treats patients with an antihistamine. Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve after seven days of medication or if you are suffering from a fever, headache, cough, or even an itchy skin eruption. Keep at room temperature, free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Since Tannic-12 S can be taken only when it is needed, it is possible that you are not following a regular dosing regimen. If you're following a regimen, take the missed dose as quickly as you can remember. Avoid your missed dose if you are close to the time of the next dose scheduled. Don't use any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

This medication could cause blurred vision and affect your thinking or reactions. Be aware of this if you are driving or engaging in any activity in which you need to stay aware and capable of seeing clearly. Alcohol consumption can cause an increase in certain negative effects associated with chlorpheniramine and carbetapentane.

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any other cough, cold, or allergy medication. Antihistamines, as well as cough and cold suppressants, can be found in a variety of combination medications. When you combine certain medications, it can result in you taking excessive amounts of a particular medication. Look at the label to determine the presence of an antihistamine, cough suppressant, or other drug.

What other drugs can influence Tannic-12 S?

The combination of taking Tannic-12 S with other medications that cause you to sleep or cause breathing problems can increase the severity of these effects. Talk to your doctor prior to taking Tannic-12 S together with a sleeping medication, narcotic pain medication, muscle relaxer, or any other medication that treats depression, anxiety, depression, or seizures.

Other medications may interfere with chlorpheniramine or carbetapentane, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal products. Be sure to inform your health professionals about the medicines you are taking now and any medication that you decide to stop or change your use of.