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Deconsal CT

Deconsal CT Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Deconsal CT (phenylephrine hcl and pyrilamine maleate) Tannate Chewable Tablets are a combination of a decongestant and an antihistamine used to treat runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and sinus congestion caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu. This medication may be available in generic form. Common side effects include nausea, stomach pain, constipation, mild loss of appetite, dry mouth, warmth, tingling, redness under your skin, blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, problems with memory or concentration, restless or excitability (especially in children), sleep insomnia, skin rash, or itching.

Deconsal CT is administered every 12 hours. The recommended dose for 12 years and older - 1 to 2 tablets; 6 to 12 years of age - up to 1 tablet, as prescribed. Deconsal CT may interact with diuretics, salicylates such as aspirin and others, antidepressants, atropine, benztropine, dimenhydrinate, methscopolamine, scopolamine, bronchodilators, bladder or urinary medications, or irritable bowel medications. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Deconsal CT may be harmful to a fetus. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. This medication may pass into breast milk and could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Deconsal CT (phenylephrine hcl and pyrilamine maleate) Tannate Chewable Tablets Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

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Deconsal CT in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
  • severe dizziness, anxiety, restless feeling, or nervousness, confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior;
  • easy bruising or bleeding, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
  • urinating less than usual or not at all; or
  • nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Less serious side effects may include:

  • nausea, stomach pain, constipation, mild loss of appetite;
  • dry mouth;
  • warmth, tingling, or redness under your skin;
  • blurred vision;
  • dizziness, drowsiness;
  • problems with memory or concentration;
  • restless or excitability (especially in children);
  • sleep problems (insomnia); or
  • skin rash or itching.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Deconsal CT (Phenylephrine HCl and Pyrilamine Maleate Tannate Chewable Tablets) »

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Deconsal CT FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


The most common effects associated with antihistamines have been drowsiness sedation, dryness of mucous membranes, and gastrointestinal effects. Serious side effects with oral antihistamines or sympathomimetics have been rare.

Other adverse reactions may include:

Dermatologic - urticaria, drug rash, photosensitivity, pruritus.

Cardiovascular - hypotension, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, palpitations.

Central Nervous Systems (CNS) - disturbed coordination, tremor, irritability, insomnia, visual disturbances, weakness, nervousness, convulsion, headache, euphoria, and dysphoria.

Genitourinary - urinary frequency, difficult urination.

Gastrointestinal - epigastric discomfort, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation. Respiratory - tightness of the chest and wheezing, shortness of breath. Hematologic - hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Deconsal CT (Phenylephrine HCl and Pyrilamine Maleate Tannate Chewable Tablets) »


Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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