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Rondec

Rondec® Syrup
(chlorpheniramine maleate and phenylephrine hydrochloride) Syrup

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Rondec® Syrup (carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl) is a sugar-free, alcohol-free, bubblegum-flavored syrup for oral administration for adults and pediatric patients 2 years and older.

Each teaspoonful (5mL) contains:

Chlorpheniramine maleate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0 mg
Phenylephrine hydrochloride . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.5 mg

Inactive ingredients: D&C Red No. 33, Flavor, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sodium Saccharin, Sorbitol.

Chlorpheniramine maleate is an antihistamine with the chemical name: 2-Pyridinepropanamine, γ-(4-chlorophenyl)-N,N-dimethyl-,(Z)-2-butenedioate (1:1). Its chemical structure is as follows:

Chlorpheniramine maleate Structural Formula Illustration

C16H19ClN2 •C4H4O4       M.W. 390.86

Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a mydriatic and a decongestant with the chemical name: (-)-m-Hydroxy-a-[(methylamino)methyl]benzyl alcohol hydrochloride. Its chemical structure is as follows:

Phenylephrine hydrochloride Structural Formula Illustration

C9H13NO2•HCI     M.W. 203.67

What are the precautions when taking carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl (Rondec)?

Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of its ingredients; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: breathing problems (such as asthma, emphysema), diabetes, glaucoma, heart problems, high blood pressure, kidney problems, liver disease, seizures, stomach/intestinal problems (such as ulcers, blockage), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged prostate).

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 4/9/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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