Chlorpheniramine Medication Information
Chlorpheniramine is an active ingredient in many different products. This medicine is an antihistamine, so you will often find it in both prescription and nonprescription versions of drugs used to treat allergies, hives, and the common cold.
Chlorpheniramine comes in tablet, capsule, and liquid form. It is taken by mouth every 4 to 12 hours, depending on the particular product. Like all drugs, side effects are possible with chlorpheniramine. Commonly reported ones include drowsiness, headaches, and dry mouth. In addition, people with certain medical conditions, like ulcers, glaucoma, and GERD, should not take it. Ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for more information if you aren't sure chlorpheniramine is the right medication for you.
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