Users' questions

Can I overdose on Coricidin?

Can I overdose on Coricidin?

Do not take more Coricidin than is recommended. An overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver or cause death. Stop taking Coricidin and call your doctor if you still have a fever after 3 days, or you still have pain after 10 days (or 5 days if treating a child).

Can Coricidin HBP be abused?

Coricidin HBP, a cold medication containing dextromethorphan, has become a popular agent abused among adolescents. This retrospective chart review examines the potential psychiatric manifestations of Coricidin HBP misuse and patterns of use among patients treated in an inpatient child and adolescent psychiatric unit.

Does Coricidin HBP raise heart rate?

Stop taking this medication and tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, mental/mood changes (such as confusion, hallucinations, nervousness), seizures, shaking (tremors), trouble urinating. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.

What happens if you overdose on Coricidin HBP?

What happens if I overdose (Coricidin, Coricidin HBP Cold & Flu)? Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. The first signs of an acetaminophen overdose include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, and confusion or weakness.

When to stop taking Coricidin HBP cold and flu?

Stop taking Coricidin HBP Cold & Flu and call your doctor right away if you have skin redness or a rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, allergy, pain, or sleep medication.

Is the Coricidin HBP decongestant for high blood pressure?

Coricidin® HBP, product of Bayer Consumer Health, is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Web content area. “Common cold medicine decongestants may raise one’s blood pressure.” Why Coricidin ® HBP? Decongestant-free and effective for those with high blood pressure.

What are the side effects of Coricidin Cough and cold?

Coricidin HBP Cough & Cold is a combination medicine used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and cough caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.