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Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Dexgen Tablet SR

Dexgen Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Dexgen Tablet SR

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. Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dexgen Tablet SR works

Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Dexgen Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dexgen Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR, 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

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Expert Advice

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dexgen 6 mg Tablet SR, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dexgen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Panik
MODERATE
Brand(s): Konit
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dizapam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dexgen

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FAQs

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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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 379-80.
  2. Dexchlorpheniramine. North Shore, AUCKLAND: Bayer New Zealand Limited; 2017. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Dexchlorpheniramine. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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