Information about Dexchlorpheniramine

Dexchlorpheniramine Uses

Dexchlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

How Dexchlorpheniramine works

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

Common side effects of Dexchlorpheniramine

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Last updated:
18 Feb 2020 | 11:51 AM (UTC)
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Available Medicine for Dexchlorpheniramine

PolaramineFulford India Ltd
15 to ₹225 variant(s)
DexodilPsychotropics India Ltd
19 to ₹482 variant(s)
DiominicUnison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
9 to ₹313 variant(s)
PolostanMankind Pharma Ltd
26 to ₹402 variant(s)
DexcpmYash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
451 variant(s)
Cortiflam DBennet Pharmaceuticals Limited
121 variant(s)
OraminGary Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
18 to ₹442 variant(s)
AtminicAtopic Laboratories
151 variant(s)
GzlamineGedzrlvin Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
141 variant(s)
DexilOyster Labs Ltd
131 variant(s)

Expert advice for Dexchlorpheniramine

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

Frequently asked questions for 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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