Axcel Dexchlorpheniramine

Axcel Dexchlorpheniramine

dexchlorpheniramine

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Dexchlorpheniramine maleate
Indications/Uses
Allergic conditions including hay fever, urticaria, angioedema, vasomotor rhinitis, allergic eczema, atopic & contact dermatitis, drug & serum reactions, insect bites, pruritus.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 1-2 mg 4-6 hrly, max: 12 mg/24 hr. Childn 6-12 yr 1 mg 4-6 hrly, max: 6 mg/24 hr; 2-6 yr 0.5 mg 4-6 hrly, max: 3 mg/24 hr.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to antihistamines.
Special Precautions
Narrow-angle glaucoma, bronchial asthma, hyperthyroidism, CV disease, prostatic hypertrophy. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Sedation, inability to concentrate, lassitude, dizziness, hypotension, muscular weakness, incoordination, GI disturbances, headache, blurred vision, tinnitus, elation or depression, irritability, nightmares, anorexia, difficulty in micturition, dry mouth, tightness of the chest, tingling, heaviness & weakness of hands.
Drug Interactions
CNS depressants including alcohol, barbiturates, hypnotics, narcotic analgesics, sedatives & tranquillisers, MAOIs, aminoglycosides.
ATC Classification
R06AB02 - dexchlorpheniramine ; Belongs to the class of substituted alkylamines used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Axcel Dexchlorpheniramine forte syr 2 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
(strawberry) 100 mL x 1's; (strawberry) 60 mL x 1's
Form
Axcel Dexchlorpheniramine tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10 × 10's
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