Dexchlorpheniramine

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  • Other
  • Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial
  • Urticaria

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Dexchlorpheniramine Cautionary Labels

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Uses of Dexchlorpheniramine

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Dexchlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of:

  • Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial
  • Urticaria

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dexchlorpheniramine Brand Names

Dexchlorpheniramine Drug Class

Dexchlorpheniramine is part of the drug class:

Dexchlorpheniramine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Dexchlorpheniraminedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dexchlorpheniramine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Dexchlorpheniramine falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Dexchlorpheniramine. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.

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In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Dexchlorpheniramine, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Dexchlorpheniramine Dosage

Take dexchlorpheniramine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Dexchlorpheniramine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Dexchlorpheniramine is available in the following doses:

  • Dexchlorpheniramine 2 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Dexchlorpheniramine 2 Mg/5 Ml Oral Syrup
  • Dexchlorpheniramine 4 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release
  • Dexchlorpheniramine 6 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release
  • Dexchlorpheniramine Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Dexchlorpheniramine is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Suspension
  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet