Cough and cold:
Indications for CONGESTAC:
Nasal, sinus and chest congestion.
1 caplet every 4–6 hours; max 4 caplets/24 hours.
<6yrs: not recommended. 6–12yrs: ½ caplet every 4–6 hours; max 2 caplets/24 hours.
During or within 14 days of MAOIs.
Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders.
Expectorant + sympathomimetic.
See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. β-blockers increase pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antagonizes antihypertensives.
Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia.