Who should not take Children's Dimetapp Cold,Fever Suspension?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • closed angle glaucoma
  • severe disease of the arteries of the heart
  • enlarged prostate
  • systemic mastocytosis
  • alcoholism
  • a heart attack
  • a stroke
  • liver problems
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • increased cardiovascular event risk
  • acute thromboembolic stroke
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
  • history of gastric bypass surgery
  • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
  • an increased risk of bleeding
  • chronic heart failure
  • a blood clot
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • pregnancy
  • tobacco smoking
  • time immediately after coronary bypass surgery
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function


  • Sympathomimetic Agents
  • Ephedrine Analogues
  • Salicylates
  • NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug)
  • Acetaminophen
  • Antihistamines - Alkylamine
  • Antihistamines

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