Polarine

Polarine

Manufacturer:

Sunward

Distributor:

Antah Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per tab Dexchlorpheniramine maleate 2 mg, pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg. Per 5 mL Dexchlorpheniramine maleate 2 mg, pseudoephedrine HCl 30 mg
Indications/Uses
Nasal & upper resp tract congestion, common cold, acute sinusitis, allergic rhinitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 1 tab tds. Syr Adult 1 tsp 6 hrly tds. Childn 6-12 yr ½ tsp 6 hrly tds.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe HTN & CAD. Concomitant use w/ MAOIs.
Special Precautions
Not to be used for lower resp tract symptoms. HTN, hyperthyroidism, DM, CV disease; narrow angle glaucoma, stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloroduodenal obstruction, symptomatic prostatic hypertrophy, bladder neck obstruction. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Not recommended in childn <2 yr. Childn 2-6 yr. Elderly >60 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Urticaria, drug rash, anaphylactic shock, photosensitivity, excessive perspiration, chills, mouth, nose & throat dryness; hypotension, headache, palpitation, tachycardia, extrasystoles; hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis; nervous system disorders; epigastric distress, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation; urinary frequency & retention, difficult urination; bronchial secretions thickening, chest tightness, wheezing, nasal stuffiness.
Drug Interactions
Additive effects w/ alcohol & other CNS depressants. Prolonged & intensified anticholinergic effects & potentiated sympathomimetic pressor effects by MAOIs. Reduced antihypertensive effects of methyldopa, mecamylamine, reserpine, veratrum alkaloids.
MIMS Class
Cough & Cold Preparations
ATC Classification
R06AB52 - dexchlorpheniramine, combinations ; Belongs to the class of substituted alkylamines used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Polarine syr
Packing/Price
((100 mL) plum flavour) 1's; ((120 mL) plum flavour) 1's; ((60 mL) plum flavour) 1's
Form
Polarine tab
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;100 × 10's;50 × 10's
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