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    Dexchlorpheniramine

    Information about Dexchlorpheniramine

    Dexchlorpheniramine uses

    Dexchlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.

    How dexchlorpheniramine works

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

    Common side effects of dexchlorpheniramine

    Sleepiness

    Available Medicine for Dexchlorpheniramine

    • ₹18 to ₹40
      Psychotropics India Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹9 to ₹22
      Unison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹34
      Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹26 to ₹37
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹10
      Bennet Pharmaceuticals Limited
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹10
      Atopic Laboratories
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹12
      Dial Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹15
      Theo Pharma Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹32
      Zee Laboratories
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹11
      Psycormedies
      1 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

    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
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    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 22 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)