Tannic 12 S

Generic Name:Dexchlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, and Pseudoephedrine

Tannic 12 S is a medication that is prescribed for cough and cold problems among children. It contains three different drugs; an antihistamine a cough syrup and a decongestant. The expectorant effects of the medicine promote drainage of mucus from the lungs by thinning the mucus. It also lubricates the irritated respiratory tract. Phenylephrine relieves stuffy nose by constricting blood vessels in the nasal air passages. This reduces the flow of fluid out of the blood vessels and into the tissues of the air passages. This medicine helps loosen congestion in your chest and throat, making it easier to cough out through your mouth. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose).The combination of Dexchlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, and Pseudoephedrine is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion, and to reduce chest congestion caused by the common cold, infections, hay fever or allergies. This medicine is not effective in cough due to smoking and asthma.

How to Use Tannic 12 S Syrup

  • Take this medication by mouth. If stomach upset occurs, this may be taken with food or milk.
  • Take this medication as directed. Do not increase the dose or take it more often or longer than prescribed.
  • It is recommended to drink plenty of fluids (6-8 glasses a day) to help relieve congestion.
  • Shake well before using.
  • Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose.

Cautions before Use Tannic 12 S Syrup

  • Do not use this medication if you are allergic to the active ingredients of the medicine, or to other decongestants, diet pills, stimulants, or ADHD medications.
  • People who have heart disease should not take this medicine.
  • Those patients who are suffering from kidney disease should not use Tannic 12 S.
  • People who have a history of lung disease or have emphysema or bronchitis should not take this medication
  • People who have a history of high blood pressure should check Tannic 12 S before taking.
  • People who have a history of asthma should not take Tannic 12 S.
  • Those patients who are suffering from Diabetes mellitus are restricted from using this medicine.
  • People who are suffering from glaucoma should not take this medication.
  • Those patients who are suffering from difficulty in urinating or an enlarged prostate should not take this medicine.
  • People who are suffering from history of thyroid should not take this medicine.

Tannic 12 S Syrup Side Effects

The side effects which may due to the usage of Tannic 12 S are as follows:

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach,
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Less Urination
  • Shallow Breathing
  • Hallucinations

Interactions and Overdose of Tannic 12 S Syrup

Tannic 12 S may react with glycopyrrolate, mepenzolate, bronchodilators such as ipratropium medication for depression, bladder or urinary medications such as darifenacin, MAO Inhibitors like furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine, linezolid.

Symptoms of overdose with Tannic 12 S may include excitement, tremor, restlessness, insomnia, fast heartbeat and breathing, dilated pupils, confusion, hallucinations, and seizures. In these situations people should get prompt medical support.


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