What is Chlorpheiramine?
Chlorpheniramine, is sold under the brand name Dallergy. Depending on specific Dallergy ingredients and other factors, the product may be referred to as Dallergy PE and Dallergy JR. Dallergy syrup, caplets and drops are the most common form of the medication.
Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine, which means it blocks the actions of histamines. Histamines build up in the body and can cause symptoms like runny nose, sinus pressure, sinus congestion, watery eyes, itchy nose and throat, upper respiratory infections, and more.
Uses for Chlorpheniramine
Chlorpheniramine is used to treat symptoms of allergies, hay fever and colds, including all those listed above (sneezing, runny nose, itching, watery eyes, etc.). It's important to note that Chlorpheniramine does not eliminate the root cause of conditions that present symptoms. Dosage information should be adhered to carefully.
Possible Side Effects of Chlorpheniramine
Chlorpheniramine has been known to cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, nose and throat, headache and chest congestion. Serious side effects include vision problems and difficulty urinating. Consult a doctor immediately if serious side effects present themselves or if side effects are persistent.
Chlorpheniramine may also interact with specific medical conditions. These include (but aren't limited to) food or medical allergies, irregular heartbeat, asthma, lung issues, heart problems, high blood pressure, heart blood vessel issues, glaucoma, stroke, ulcers, seizures and overactive thyroid.
Chlorpheniramine may also interact with certain medications. You should always provide your doctor with a full medical history before taking chlorpheniramine.
Warnings About Chlorpheniramine
The information listed here regarding chlorpheniramine is for reference purposes only, and should not be used in place of medical advice. Always consult a doctor before introducing a new medication into your health regimen for correct dosage and treatment information, proper monitoring and further side effects or possible interactions with other medications.
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