Axcel Chlorpheniramine

Axcel Chlorpheniramine

chlorphenamine

Manufacturer:

Kotra

Distributor:

Fair Deal
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Chlorpheniramine 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 4 mg 4-6 hrly. Max: 24 mg in 24 hr. Childn 6-12 yr 2 mg 4-6 hrly. Max: 12 mg in 24 hr. 2-5 yr 1 mg 4-6 hrly. Max: 6 mg in 24 hr.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to antihistamines. Patients receiving MAOI therapy w/in the previous 14 days. Newborn or premature infant.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ narrow angle glaucoma, history of bronchial asthma, hyperthyroidism, CV disease, prostatic hypertrophy, stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloroduodenal obstruction & bladder neck obstruction. May impair the ability to drive & operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Sedation, drowsiness to deep sleep, inability to concentrate, lassitude, dizziness, hypotension, muscular weakness & incoordination. GI disturbances eg, nausea & vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, colic & epigastric pain. Headache, blurred vision, tinnitus, elation or depression, irritability, nightmares, anorexia, difficulty in micturition, dryness of the mouth; tightness of the chest; tingling, heaviness & weakness of the hands. Precipitate fits in epileptics when used in large doses.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate CNS depressants.
ATC Classification
R06AB04 - chlorphenamine ; Belongs to the class of substituted alkylamines used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Axcel Chlorpheniramine syr 2 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
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