Used to relieve symptoms of sinus congestion, running nose, watery eyes, itching of the nose and throat, and sneezing due to upper respiratory infections (eg. colds), allergies due to food and insect bites and hay fever
Mechanism of Action
It acts by blocking a natural chemical (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction
This drug is most useful if started before contact with the allergen.
Take at least 1 to 3 hours before
Blurred vision, and early menses
Dry mouth and fatigue
Very common: sedation, Chills, Urinary frequency, Wheezing, Tightness of chest, Urge to vomit, Difficult urination, Constipation, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, And dryness of nose, Rash, Spinning sensation, Sleepiness
Do not dexchlorpheniramine, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to dexchlorpheniramine or any of the other ingredients of dexchlorpheniramine tablet
Avoid taking dexchlorpheniramine, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Consult your doctor before taking dexchlorpheniramine if you have fits (epilepsy); enlarged prostate; increased pressure in the eye that cause visual problems (glaucoma); heart disease; liver disease; lung disease; or an overactive thyroid gland
Do not drive or operate machinery after taking dexchlorpheniramine because you may feel sleepy