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Chlorphenamine tablets 4mg 28

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Chlorphenamine tablets 4mg 28

 

Ingredient
CHLORPHENAMINE

 

Why do I need this medicine?
Chlorpheniramine helps to relieve symptoms of cold and allergy, such as runny nose, itch, watery eyes and sneezing. It also helps relieve allergic skin conditions such as hives, itchy rash due to insect bites or chicken pox.

Chlorpheniramine belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines.

 

How do I take this medicine?
Take Chlorpheniramine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

You may take Chlorpheniramine with or without food. Take it with a full glass of water.

You may stop taking Chlorpheniramine once you feel better, unless your doctor has instructed you otherwise.

 

What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have the following conditions: epilepsy, overactive thyroid gland, high blood pressure, heart, liver or lung disease.

Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving Chlorpheniramine to a child or elderly person. Children and elderly people may be more sensitive to the side effects.

Chlorpheniramine syrup also contains alcohol. Use with caution in young children and heavy alcohol drinkers.

 

What side effects could I experience?
Chlorpheniramine may cause drowsiness and dizziness. If you feel drowsy or dizzy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.

Chlorpheniramine may also cause dry mouth, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea, difficulty passing urine, headache, tiredness, nervousness, thickening of phlegm. These side effects are usually mild and uncommon. Alert your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or refuse to go away.

Alert your doctor if you experience any other side effects while being treated with Chlorpheniramine. Also inform your doctor if your condition does not improve while taking Chlorpheniramine.

 

What should I do if I have forgotten to use this medicine?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

 

When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are taking antidepressants called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), or have taken them for the last 14 days. Some examples of MAOIs include moclobemide, phenelzine and tranylcypromine.

Alert your doctor if you have glaucoma, asthma, stomach or intestinal ulcers, prostate problems or difficulty in urination.

Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while you are on Chlorpheniramine.

Do not give Chlorpheniramine to premature and newborn babies or children below 2 years old.

Do not give Chlorpheniramine to any child unless advised by the child's doctor or a pharmacist.

 

Can I take this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are taking antidepressants called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), or have taken them for the last 14 days. Some examples of MAOIs include moclobemide, phenelzine and tranylcypromine.

Alert your doctor if you are taking anxiety medicines, sleeping pills or an epilepsy medicine called phenytoin.

Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

 

Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Avoid alcohol.

 

How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. Chlorpheniramine syrup should be kept away from light.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

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SKU 5060637649909
Brand Chlorphenamine

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