Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Hypersensitivity reactions, Pruritic skin disorders
Adult: 5-13 mg daily in divided doses.
Child: 0-3 mth: 2.5-5 mg/day; >3 mth: 5-20 mg/day. Doses to be taken in 2-3 divided doses.
Prostatic adenoma, angle-closure glaucoma, paralytic ileus, pyloric stenosis, myasthenia, status asthmaticus, COPD.
Special Precautions
May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal and hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Children <1 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Gynaecomastia, rash, photosensitivity, urinary retention, dry mouth, constipation, orofacial dyskinesia, somnolence, headache, vertigo, muscular hyptonia.
Drug Interactions
Additive CNS depression with alcohol, barbiturates, hypnotics, opioid analgesics, anxiolytic sedatives.
Lab Interference
May interfere with skin testing.
Description: Oxomemazine, a phenothiazine derivative, is a sedating antihistamine. It competitively binds to histamine (H1) receptors, resulting in inhibition of the pharmacological effects of histamines. It also has some sedative, anticholinergic and antiserotoninergic effects.
MIMS Class
Antihistamines & Antiallergics
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