Triprolidine

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Main Medicine Class:: Respiratory System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Histamines and Nasal Decongestants

6B. ANTI-HISTAMINES AND NASAL DECONGESTANTS in 6. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
TRIPROLIDINE
H1-BLOCKER (FIRST GENERATION) | ANTI-ALLERGIC, ANTI-PRURITIC
also comes under 15L. Anti-Pruritic Drugs in 15. Skin

Indications & Dose: ALLERGIC CONDITIONS/URTICARIA PO Adult 2.5mg q4-6h, max 10mg/day (self-medication) Child Under physicians supervision: 4 months-2 yr: 0.313mg q4-6h, max 1.25mg/day, 2-4yr: 0.625mg q4-6h, max 2.5mg/day, 4-6 yr: 0.938mg q4-6h, max 3.74mg/day. Self-medication: 6-12 yr: 1.25mg q4-6h, max 5mg/day. Do not discontinue if the symptoms persist for >1 wk or accompanied by fever, >12 yr: Same as adult dose | PRURITIC SKIN DISORDERS PO Adult 2.5mg QID

Contra: Hypersensitivity

Precautions: Angle-closure glaucoma, urinary retention, prostatic hyperplasia/pyloroduodenal obstruction, should not drive/operate machinery

ADR: Serious: Hypotension, CNS depression, tinnitus, tremor, Others: antimuscarinic effects, dizziness & incoordination, extrapyramidal effects, sleep disturbances, depression, confusion, hair loss, headache, psychomotor impairment, thickened respiratory-tract secretions, urinary difficulty/retention, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric pain, drowsiness

DDI: Serious Alcohol detrimental effects increases by drug