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Dimetane

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

Dimetane
(brompheniramine, phenylpropanolamine, codeine)

Dimetane

DRUG DESCRIPTION


The product is a bluish pink to pink syrup with a raspberry flavor. Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains:

    Brompheniramine Maleate, USP ........................................2 mg

    Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride, USP .........................12.5 mg

    *Codeine Phosphate, USP .................................................10 mg

    *(WARNING: May be habit forming)

    Alcohol ..................................................................... 1.2%

    In a palatable aromatic vehicle

    Brompheniramine Maleate, USP: 2-Pyridinepropanamine,r-(4-bromophenyl)N, N-dimethyl-,(Z)-butenedioate(l:l).

    Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride, USP: Benzenemethanol, a-(1-aminoethyl)-hydrochloride, (R*,S*)-( + ).

    Codeine Phosphate, USP: Morphinan-6-01, 7,8,-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-3-methoxy-17- methyl-&,6a)-,phosphate (1:l) (salt), hemihydrate.

    Antihistamine/Nasal Decongestan/Antitussive syrup for oral administratton.

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Citric Acid, USP; FD&C Blue No. 1; FD&C Red No. 40; Flavor; Glycerin, USP; Menthol, USP; Methylparaben, NF; Propylene Glycol, USP; Purified Water, USP; Sodium Benzoate, NF; Sodium Citrate, USP and Sorbitol Solution, USP.

What are the possible side effects of brompheniramine?

Stop taking brompheniramine and seek emergency medical attention if you experience a rare but serious allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives).

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take brompheniramine and talk to your doctor if you experience

  • sleepiness, fatigue, or dizziness;
  • headache;
  • dry mouth; or
  • difficulty urinating or an enlarged prostate.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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