What side effects can occur from Dequadin?
Occasional hypersensitivity reactions and soreness of the tongue are possible. Excessive or high doses may cause gastrointestinal discomfort.
Not everyone experiences these side effects. In addition, some people may experience other side effects. So, if you have any concerns about a side effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Dequadin?
Medication may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects.
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist.
For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Dequadin?
This drug may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Dequadin?
This drug may interact with underlying conditions. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. Therefore, it is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. Therefore, you should always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.
What is the dose for an adult?
Adults and children over 10 years:
Consume one lozenge every 2 to 3 hours, up to a maximum of eight in one day. Allow the lozenge to dissolve in your mouth. Do not chew, crush, or swallow the lozenge.
What is the dose for a child?
The dosage has not been established in children under 10 years. Children under 6 years old should not receive any oral dose.
That is why it is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using it. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Dequadin available?
Dequadin is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.