Generic Name: Decondine Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL) used for?

Decondine is commonly used for treating nasal and respiratory congestion, common cold, acute sinusitis and allergic rhinitis.

How should I take Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Take Decondine by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.

Read the label carefully before using Decondine.

Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Decondine is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Decondine in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Decondine that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Decondine down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Before using Decondine, tell your doctor if you have:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Decondine or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Decondine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Decondine.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Some of side effects are listed below:

  • Dryness of mouth
  • Nose & throat
  • Sedation
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Disturbed coordination

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Decondine 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.

Products that may interact with this drug are:

  • Other sympathomimetic agents
  • Tricyclic antidepressant
  • Amphetamine-like psychostimulants
  • MAOIs
  • Guanethidine
  • Bethanidine
  • Methyldopa
  • Reserpine

Does food or alcohol interact with Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Decondine 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 Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL)?

Decondine may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Health conditions that may interact with this drug are:

  • Patients receiving MAOIs, severe hypertension or coronary artery disease
  • Intolerance to sympathomimetics used for relief of nasal or sinus congestion

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL).

What is the dose of Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL) for an adult?

Recommended doses for adults are:

  • For tablets: 1 tablet taken 2 times per 24 hours.
  • For syrup: 10 ml taken 2 times per 24 hours.

What is the dose of Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL) for a child?

Recommended doses for children over 12 years old are:

  • For tablets: 1 tablet taken 2 times per 24 hours.
  • For syrup: 10 ml taken 2 times per 24 hours.

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients less than 12 years old. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Decondine (Triprolidine HCL and Pseudoephedrine HCL) available?

Decondine is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tablet
  • Syrup

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 your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Decondine, 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.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Sources

Review Date: July 23, 2017 | Last Modified: July 23, 2017

Want to live your best life?
Get the Hello Doktor Daily newsletter for health tips, wellness updates and more.