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About A G Tussin

A G Tussin is to be used for the relief of cough and congestion due to colds, acute respiratory infections such as bronchitis, and might help you to relive sneezing and itching associated with hay fever. A G Tussin is made up of dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, and pseudoephedrine which work together fight common cold symptoms.



Your Prescribing Doctor Must Know

Tell your physician if you have experienced any of these conditions for A G Tussin:
  • Thyroid disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Prostate trouble
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Asthma or lung disease
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Vision problems
  • High blood pressure or heart disease
  • An unusual or abnormal reaction to chlorpheniramine, codeine, hydrocodone, morphine, pseudoephedrine, other pain medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • Intestinal problems
  • Pain or difficulty passing urine
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, breast feeding or currently trying to become pregnant, make sure your doctor is aware of your maternal condition; as A G Tussin may not be recommended for certain situations.

Administering A G Tussin

It is important that you leave regular intervals between every dose of medication. Doing so will help the efficiency of this drug. Every prescription comes with instructions on the reverse side of each bottle or packaging. It is important that you follow the written instructions carefully as not all of them are identical.

A G Tussin syrup should be taken orally with a specially marked spoon or container so that you can measure your medicine. If you do not have one ask your pharmacist to give you one as household spoons aren?t always accurate. To prevent an upset stomach you may take with milk or food. Be sure to space your doses evenly and do not take more than directed.

A G Tussin should only be taken as instructed by a professional physician. Be sure to remember not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your physician first about how to stop safely. If you are researching this medication for your child, keep in mind that children often have special dosage instructions. Ask your physician about these differences prior to starting this medication if this is the case.

What if I Miss a Dose of A G Tussin

In the event that a dose of A G Tussin was missed, take one as soon as you can. But if your next scheduled dose is near, wait until that next dose is due and just skip the one you’ve already missed.

Caution: You should NEVER take double or extra doses of A G Tussin. Always ask your physician further about missed doses, as he may have special instructions.

Conflicting Medications

Always consult the doctor who prescribed A G Tussin to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
  • Thyroid hormones
  • Linezolid
  • Medicines for mental depression
  • St. John?s wort
  • Medicines for weight loss
  • MAO inhibitors such as phenelzine, tranylcypromine, or isocarboxazid
  • Cocaine
  • Medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems such as diazepam or temazepam
  • Certain antidepressants or tranquilizers
  • Certain antihistamines used in cold medicines
  • Medicines for mental problems and psychotic disturbances
  • Alcohol and medicines containing alcohol
  • Medicine for diabetes
  • Barbiturates such as Phenobarbital
  • Medicines for chest pain, heart disease, high blood pressure or heart rhythm problems
  • Caffeine
  • Muscle relaxers
  • Medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson?s disease, or for gastrointestinal problems
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with A G Tussin; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
  • Are a smoker
  • Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
  • Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis

All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking A G Tussin.

A G Tussin Common side effects

The following are side effects known to be common of A G Tussin and they are experienced by users. These are common, side effects but if you feel uneasy or they persist do not hesitate to contact your physician.

  • Constipation
  • Mood changes
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Itching
  • Drowsiness
  • Upset stomach
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Restlessness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dry eyes
  • Anxiety

None of the above listed side effects require immediate medical attention. If you continue to experience these Common side effects for a few days, consult your prescribing physician for more advice. It is very important that you do not try to treat these symptoms on your own. Note: that elderly patients have a higher likelihood of experiencing side effects.

A G Tussin Least Common side effects

The following side effects are rare and should not be taken lightly. If you experience any of these less common side effects from taking A G Tussin consult your healthcare professional immediately. The following are less common side effects associated with A G Tussin:

  • Rash
  • Agitation, nervousness, excitability or inability to sleep
  • Dizziness or fainting spells
  • Vision problems
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Difficulty breathing, wheezing, or shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the feet, hands, face, throat or tongue
  • Pain or difficulty passing urine

It is important that you contact your physician right away if you've experienced any of the Less Common side effects listed above.

A G Tussin Precautions

You should receive physical checkups on a regular basis; especially while taking prescription medicines. This is an easy way to monitor your progress and ensure your physical health as well. Your body may build up a dependency on A G Tussin and you may experience dizziness or drowsiness up to a few days after you stop taking this medication.

Patients are advised not to operate heavy machinery or automobiles until the full effect of A G Tussin is known. Do not consume alcohol while taking A G Tussin. Make sure your doctor is aware of upcoming surgeries you may have scheduled; or will be scheduling while taking this medication.

Contact your doctor for professional advice if you experience a cold, coughs or allergies. You should not try to treat yourself for such symptoms. Some ingredients found in other medications may have conflicting affects while taking A G Tussin and may affect desired results. A G Tussin cannot be given to any person without a prescription. Sharing A G Tussin is against the law.

How To Store A G Tussin

The following is general storage information for A G Tussin:

  • It is important that you store A G Tussin at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make sure A G Tussin is kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Be sure to store A G Tussin out of reach of any pets or small children; in a small childproof container.
  • Dispose of any expired or unused A G Tussin properly.


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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking A G Tussin. If you experience any other side effects while taking A G Tussin please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding A G Tussin nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding A G Tussin, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.

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