Precautions and Warnings With Chlorpheniramine

There are certain chlorpheniramine warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the drug. It can worsen stomach ulcers, GERD, glaucoma, or an enlarged prostate; if you have any of these conditions, do not take this medicine without checking with your healthcare provider first. You should also talk to your healthcare provider before taking chlorpheniramine if you have heart disease, asthma, or hyperthyroidism.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Chlorpheniramine?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking chlorpheniramine (an active ingredient in Chlor-Trimeton®, Tussionex®, and many other medications) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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