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Brompheniramine - Oral - Patient Medicine Information

> Why do I need this medicine?
> How do I take this medicine?
> What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
> What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
> What side effects could I experience?
> Can I take this with other medicines?
> What special dietary instructions should I follow?
> How should I store this medicine?

 
Other Known Brands
  • Bomex    

Why do I need this medicine?

Brompheniramine helps to relieve symptoms of cold and allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and itching of the nose or throat.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Brompheniramine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by the doctor.

You may take Brompheniramine with or without food. Take it with food or milk to reduce stomach discomfort. Try to take it at the same time each day.

You may stop taking Brompheniramine once you feel better, unless your doctor has instructed you otherwise.

What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

What should I take note of while taking this medicine?

Inform your doctor if you have the following:

- heart disease
- lung problems
- glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyes)
- thyroid disorder
- prostate enlargement or bladder problems

Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving Brompheniramine to a child or elderly person. Children and elderly people may be more sensitive to the side effects.

What side effects could I experience?

Brompheniramine may cause drowsiness and dizziness. If affected, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.

Other side effects may include any of the following: dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, nervousness, palpitation, headache, problems sleeping, constipation and difficulty passing urine.

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.

Can I take this with other medicines?

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking thalidomide (cancer medicine).

Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Avoid alcohol.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

This information is independently developed by MIMS based on Brompheniramine - Oral and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2019 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com

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