Chlorpheniramine 4 mg Tablets

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine medication used as an active ingredient in many different non-prescription products (such as Chlor-Trimeton®) and prescription drugs (such as Tussionex®). It is used to treat allergies, hives, and the common cold. There are a few different basic strengths of chlorpheniramine, including:
  • Chlorpheniramine 4 mg tablets (immediate-release)
  • Chlorpheniramine 8 mg or 12 mg extended-release capsules or tablets
  • Chlorpheniramine 8 mg per 5 mL liquid
  • Chlorpheniramine 2 mg per 5 mL liquid.
There are different dosing guidelines for chlorpheniramine, depending on the particular product. Typically, adults who are taking immediate-release chlorpheniramine 4 mg tablets take one tablet every four to six hours. For various extended-release products, the typical adult dosage is 8 to 12 mg every 8 to 12 hours. In general, dosing for children is determined by either age or weight.
(Click Chlorpheniramine Dosage for more detailed dosing guidelines for children and important warnings and precautions for those using this medication.)
5 Tips to Keep a Cold at Bay
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.