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Composition for DEXCPM

Dexchlorpheniramine(6 mg)

food interaction for DEXCPM

alcohol interaction for DEXCPM

pregnancy interaction for DEXCPM

lactation interaction for DEXCPM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dexcpm 6 mg tablet sr at a fixed time.
Dexcpm 6 mg tablet sr may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Dexcpm 6 mg tablet sr is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Dexcpm 6 mg tablet sr is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DEXCPM

Dexchlorpheniramine(6 mg)

Uses

Dexcpm 6 mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Dexcpm 6 mg tablet sr belongs to class of medications called antihistamines. It acts by blocking a natural chemical (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.

Common side effects

Nausea, Rash, Blurred vision, Chest tightness, Chills, Constipation, Coordination impaired, Dizziness, Dry nose, Difficulty in urination, Early menstrual periods, Headache, Loss of appetite, Nasal congestion, Sedation, Sleepiness, Frequent urge to urinate, Vertigo, Wheezing, Dry mouth, Fatigue

SUBSTITUTES for DEXCPM

4 Substitutes
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  • DEXODIL 6 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Psychotropics India Ltd
    Rs. 4/tablet sr
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    Rs. 40
    pay 16% more per tablet sr
  • POLOSTAN SR 6 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 3.02/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 30.25
    save 13% more per tablet sr
  • DIOMINIC 6 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Unison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.17/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 21.67
    save 37% more per tablet sr
  • ALDEX 6MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Zee Laboratories
    Rs. 3.21/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 32.13
    save 7% more per tablet sr

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Expert advice for DEXCPM

  • Do not dexchlorpheniramine, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to dexchlorpheniramine or any of the other ingredients of dexchlorpheniramine tablet.
  • Consult your doctor before taking dexchlorpheniramine if you have fits (epilepsy); enlarged prostate; increased pressure in the eye that cause visual problems (glaucoma); heart disease; liver disease; lung disease; or an overactive thyroid gland.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking dexchlorpheniramine because you may feel sleepy.

Frequently asked questions for DEXCPM

Dexchlorpheniramine

Q.Does dexchlorpheniramine or dexchlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Dexchlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q.Is dexchlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, dexchlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl

Q.Is dexchlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor's prescription only

Q.Can I take dexchlorpheniramine with Panadol/cetirizine/Zyrtec/Allegra/ warfarin/diphenhydramine/ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of dexchlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)