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CPM 4mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

CPM 4mg Tablet is an antiallergic medication used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.


This medication can be taken with or without food and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it.

This medicine may cause dizziness as a side effect, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. While taking it it is better to avoid alcohol intake as it may worsen your side effects.

Uses of CPM Tablet

Side effects of CPM Tablet

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use CPM Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. CPM 4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How CPM Tablet works

CPM 4mg Tablet is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical called histamine. This causes watery eyes, runny or blocked nose, sneezing, skin rashes, itching etc. CPM 4mg Tablet works by blocking the action of histamine, thereby relieving these symptoms.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
CPM 4mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
CPM 4mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
CPM 4mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of CPM 4mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
CPM 4mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
CPM 4mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of CPM 4mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of CPM 4mg Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of CPM 4mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take CPM Tablet?

If you miss a dose of CPM 4mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
CPM 4mg Tablet
₹0.09/Tablet
Allermin 4mg Tablet
Syncom Formulations I Limited
₹3.85/Tablet
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CPM 4mg Tablet
Medibest Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹0.1/Tablet
10% costlier
Ingahist 4mg Tablet
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₹2.86/Tablet
3161% costlier
₹0.05/Tablet
save 43%
PIRITON 4MG TABLET
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹0.1/Tablet
17% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the CPM 4mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking CPM with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil, Behop
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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I am having fever and taking reaction plus with cpm after lunch and dinner. I feel uneasy currently and seems having gastric problems. Is it good to continue with this medicines?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
neksium 20mg once daily in empty stomach for 10 daysfor fever take DOLO 650 mg 3 times for 3 days
Dear Dr. I have very longtime cold and headache.I worked in abroad.whenever going Hospital, they provide psuedoefderine, cpm and paracetamol composition tablets. If I take this tablets, I am facing thurst. please give a consulting of alternative medicine.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
see it need examination before starting treatment so till u visit India continue these medicines
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FAQs

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?

Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects

Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?

No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl

Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?

Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only

Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?

Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?

No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.

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