Generics: Chlorpheniramine Maleate
Dosage Form: Syrup.
Chlorpheniramine Maleate is indicated in the following indications-
- Sensitivity reactions
- Angioneurotic edema
- Vasomotor rhinitis
- Common cold
- Motion sickness and
- Other allergic conditions.
Antista® (Chlorpheniramine Maleate) is an alkylamine antihistamine. It is one of the most potent H1 blocking agents and is generally eective in relatively low doses. Antista ® is not so prone to produce drowsiness, readily absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract, metabolised in the liver and excreted usually mainly as metabolised in the urine.
Adult- Usual adult dose is 4 mg every 4-6 hours, maximum 24 mg daily.
6-12 years: 2 mg every 4-6 hours, maximum 12 mg daily.
2-5 years: 1 mg every 4-6 hours, maximum 6 mg daily.
1-2 years: 1 mg twice daily.
Below 1 year the use of Chlorpheniramine Maleate is not recommended.
Route of administration: Orally.
Chlorphenamine maleate has been reported to be incompatible with calcium chloride, kanamycin sulfate, noradrenaline acid tartrate, pentobarbital sodium, and meglumine adipiodone.
Chlorpheniramine is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to this agent, in newborn or premature infants.
Chlorpheniramine is well-tolerated, but sometimes drowsiness, dizziness, muscular weakness, and gastrointestinal upset may occur.
Pregnancy & Lactation:
This drug should not be used in lactating mother and in pregnancy especially during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Precautions & Warnings:
Chlorpheniramine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma and prostatic hypertrophy. During therapy with chlorpheniramine, caution should be taken in driving vehicles and operating machinery.
Store in a cool below at 25°C temperature. Keep in a dry place, away from light and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
Manufactured by: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.