Dimex should not be used in the following cases:
- Hypersensitivity to the medicinal or excipients;
- Acute asthma attacks;
- Increased intraocular pressure;
- Enlargement of the prostate gland;
- Moaning of the ureter;
- Stenotic peptic ulcer;
- Severe kidney and liver disorders;
- Metabolic alkalosis;
- Pregnancy and lactation;
- Children under 5 years of age.
Precautions and warnings
In young children, strict dosing is required. In case of overdose and in sensitive individuals, antihistamines can cause agitation, hallucinations, seizures. Use with caution in elderly patients. May cause dizziness, drowsiness, hypotension. It should be used with caution in patients with bronchial asthma due to difficulty in secretion.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Be sure totalk to your doctorbefore taking any medication during pregnancy .
Dimex is not used during pregnancy and lactation.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines:
Dimex may cause drowsiness and incoordination, therefore it should be used with caution by drivers of vehicles and machine operators.
Interactions with other medicines:
Please tell your doctor about ALL medicines you are currently taking or have taken recently, whether prescribed by a doctor or bought without a prescription. Co-administration of Dimex with MAO inhibitors (medicines used to treat depression) may increase its effects. Dimex enhances the effect of alcohol and other drugs that suppress the central nervous system (hypnotics, sedatives) when administered simultaneously.
Like all medicines, Dimex can have side effects. However, they are not necessarily seen in all patients, so you may not get any reaction. During the treatment with the syrup it is possible to observe: general weakness, fatigue, decreased attention, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, incoordination, anxiety, increased agitation (especially in children), irritability, insomnia, lowering of blood pressure, disorders of heart rhythm, dry nose, mouth and throat, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, difficulty urinating or holding urine, itching, rash, photoallergic reactions, transient visual disturbances, tinnitus. If you get side effects, including those not mentioned in this leaflet, tell your doctor.