COLDREX SYRUP Chlorpheniramine (Maleate)
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Chlorpheniramine (Maleate) is the maleate salt of chlorpheniramine. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistaminic agent derived from pheniramine. Chemically it is gamma-(4-chlorophenyl)-N,N-dimethyl-2-pyridinepropanamin. Administered orally or by subcutaneous injection for therapy and prophylaxis in conditions in which antihistamines may be effective.
Cold & Flu
For adults; Two teaspoons every 4 to 6 hours, but don’t take more than eight teaspoons in 24 hours.
For children; Aged 6-12 one to one & half teaspoon at every 4 to 6 hour, but don’t use more than nine teaspoons in 24 hour.
For aged up to 2-5 year, one teaspoon at every six hour, but don’t use more than four teaspoon in 24 hour.
Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, constipation, stomach upset, blurred vision, decreased coordination, or dry mouth/nose/throat may occur with chlorpheniramine meleate.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; diarrhea; dizziness; fast breathing; heart rhythm problems or irregular heartbeats; nausea; persistent headache; seizures; sleeplessness; tremors; vomiting with aminophaline.
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability (especially in children); headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; trouble sleeping; vomiting may occur with diphenhydramine.