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Pheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders

How it works

Pheniramine blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Blurred vision, Depression, Dizziness, Drug abuse, Dry nose, Dry eye, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Excitement, Lip swelling, Throat tightness

Available Medicine

  • ₹2 to ₹8
    Sanofi India Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹65
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹4
    Jan Aushadhi
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹19 to ₹22
    Maxzimaa Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
    2 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Do not start or continue the pheniramine tablets If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to pheniramine or any of the other ingredients of pheniramine tablet.
  • Do not start or continue the pheniramine tablets if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking pheniramine if you feel drowsy.
  • Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while taking this medication.

Frequently asked questions



Is pheniramine maleate addictive/ steroid?
At prescribed dose and duration, pheniramine is not addictive. It is antihistaminic drug and not a steroid


What is pheniramine maleate used for?
Pheniramine maleate is used for the treatment of allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny and itchy nose, eye irritation and other symptoms of allergy and hay fever


Does pheniramine work?
Pheniramine works if used at prescribed dose and duration for the treatment of allergic symptoms as advised by your doctor.

Content on this page was last updated on 13 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)