Chlorpheniramine

Details About Generic Salt ::  Chlorpheniramine 

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6B. ANTI-HISTAMINES AND NASAL DECONGESTANTS in 6. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
CHLORPHENIRAMINE
H1-BLOCKER (FIRST GENERATION) | ANTI-ALLERGIC
PK: A: Poor M: Hepatic E: Urine

Indications & Dose: ALLERGIC CONDITIONS/URTICARIA PO Adult 4mg q4-6h, max 24mg/day Child 1-2yr: 1mg BID, 2-5 yr: 1mg q4-6h, max 6mg/day, 6-12 yr: 2mg q4-6h, max 12mg/day | SC Adult 10-20mg, max 40mg/day Child 87.5µg/kg QID

Contra: Hypersensitivity, premature & newborns, narrow-angle glaucoma, prostate hypertrophy

Precautions: thyroid dysfunction, GU obstruction, respiratory disease, CVD, increased IOP, elderly, children

ADR: Serious: exfoliative dermatitis, transient hypotension, pharyngitis, arthralgia, diplopia, Others: drowsiness, headache, excitability, fatigue, nervousness, dizziness, nausea, xerostomia, diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight gain, increased appetite

DDI: Serious Amphetamine diminishes sedative effects, Alcohol enhance CNS depressant effects, CNS Depressants enhances CNS depressant effects

Diet: With food/water

Monitor: Respiratory status, urinary retention & frequency

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