Dexchlorpheniramine

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6B. ANTI-HISTAMINES AND NASAL DECONGESTANTS in 6. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
DEXCHLORPHENIRAMINE
H1-BLOCKER | ANTI-ALLERGY
PK: A: Slow D: Extensive M: Hepatic E: Urine

Indications & Dose: ALLERGIC RHINITIS PO Adult 2mg q4-6h, max 12mg/day Child >12 yr: 2mg q4-6h max 12mg/day Elderly Same as adult dose

Contra: Premature/fulterm neonates, known/suspected QT interval prolongation, CVD, hypokalemia/ electrolyte imbalances, young children

Precautions: Angle-closure glaucoma, urinary retention, prostatic hyperplasia, pyloroduodenal obstruction, epilepsy, hepatic impairment, elderly

ADR: Serious: psychomotor impairment, blurred vision, urinary difficulty/retention, palpitations, convulsions, hypotension, Others: paresthesias, myalgia, confusion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric pain, constipation, increased gastric reflux, dry mouth, depression, drowsiness, headache

DDI: Serious Alcohol increases drowsiness

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