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INGAHIST 4MG TABLET

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Composition for INGAHIST (INGA)

Chlorpheniramine(4 mg)

food interaction for INGAHIST (INGA)

alcohol interaction for INGAHIST (INGA)

pregnancy interaction for INGAHIST (INGA)

lactation interaction for INGAHIST (INGA)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ingahist 4mg tablet at a fixed time.
Ingahist 4mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Ingahist 4mg tablet 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for INGAHIST (INGA)

Chlorpheniramine(4 mg)

Uses

Ingahist 4mg tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Ingahist 4mg tablet belongs to class of medications called antihistamines. It acts by blocking a natural chemical (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Histamine is responsible for many symptoms of allergy. 

Common side effects

Nausea, Constipation, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Dry throat, Dry skin, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Loss of appetite, Nasal congestion, Chest congestion, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for INGAHIST (INGA)

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Expert advice for INGAHIST (INGA)

  • Do not start or continue the chlorpheniramine tablets and consult your doctor, If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chlorpheniramine or any of the other ingredients of chlorpheniramine tablet.
  • Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Do not take for longer than 7 days in a row. Talk with your doctor, if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment, or if you have a fever with a headache or skin rash.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking chlorpheniramine because you may feel sleepy.

Frequently asked questions for INGAHIST (INGA)

Chlorpheniramine

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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Content on this page was last updated on 07 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)