Chlor-Trimeton

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each tablet contains: Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg.

May also contain: D&C Yellow #10, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose and Pregelatinized Starch.

Chlorpheniramine

What are the possible side effects of chlorpheniramine?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking chlorpheniramine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • urinating less than usual or not at all;
  • confusion, extreme drowsiness;
  • severe dizziness, anxiety, restless feeling, nervousness; or
  • weak or shallow breathing.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild...

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Chlor-Trimeton Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: AHist, Aller-Chlor, Allergy Relief, C.P.M., Chlo-Amine, Chlor-Al Rel, Chlor-Mal, Chlorphen, Chlor-Phen, Chlor-Phenit, ChlorTan, Chlor-Trimeton, Chlor-Trimeton Allergy SR, Ed ChlorPed, Ed Chlor-Tan, PediaTan, Ridramin, TanaHist-PD, Triaminic Allergy, Wal-finate

Generic Name: chlorpheniramine (Pronunciation: KLOR fen IR a meen)

  • What is chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton)?
  • What are the possible side effects of chlorpheniramine?
  • What is the most important information I should know about chlorpheniramine?
  • Who should not take chlorpheniramine?
  • How should I take chlorpheniramine?
  • What happens if I miss a dose?
  • What happens if I overdose?
  • What should I avoid while taking chlorpheniramine?
  • What other drugs will affect chlorpheniramine?
  • Where can I get more information?

What is chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton)?

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.

Chlorpheniramine is used to treat sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose caused by allergies or the common cold.

Chlorpheniramine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of chlorpheniramine?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking chlorpheniramine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • urinating less than usual or not at all;
  • confusion, extreme drowsiness;
  • severe dizziness, anxiety, restless feeling, nervousness; or
  • weak or shallow breathing.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild dizziness, drowsiness;
  • blurred vision;
  • dry mouth;
  • nausea, stomach pain, constipation;
  • problems with memory or concentration; or
  • restlessness or excitability (especially in children).

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about chlorpheniramine?

Do not take this medication if you are allergic to chlorpheniramine.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist about using chlorpheniramine if you have glaucoma, a stomach ulcer, severe constipation, kidney disease, urination problems, an enlarged prostate, or a thyroid disorder.

Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Chlorpheniramine can decrease perspiration and you may be more prone to heat stroke.

Chlorpheniramine can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of chlorpheniramine.

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