What is Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-dextromethorphan-phenylephrine?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: DayQuil Comtrex Cold & Cough Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Daytime


See also: Dextromethorphan Guaifenesin

This combination is used to relieve congestion, cough, and throat and airway irritation due to colds, flu, or hay fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant, dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant, and acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol) is a pain reliever and fever reducer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-dextromethorphan-phenylephrine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bipolar manic episodes 1

Why patients stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-dextromethorphan-phenylephrine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Stopped taking Acetaminophen (paracetamol)-dextromethorphan-phenylephrine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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