Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour

Generic Name: Chlorpheniramine maleate

  • What is this medication?

    Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour is an antihistamine intended for the temporary relief of sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, and itching of the nose or throat due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour?

    Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour may cause drowsiness. This product may also cause excitability, especially in children.

    Avoid alcoholic drinks while taking this product. Alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness. Use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In the event of an overdose, obtain medical help or contact a poison control center immediately. Do not use if foil imprinted is torn or missing.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour?

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if you have glaucoma, trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland, or a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis.

    Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before using Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

    Talk to a doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • What are the possible side effects of Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour?

    Drowsiness may occur while using this product. Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 may also cause excitability, especially in children.

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

  • What should I avoid while taking Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour?

    When using this product, avoid alcoholic beverages.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with this medication?

    When using this product, alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness.

    If Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour with any other medication.

  • What is the usual dosage of Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour?

    Adults and children 12 years: Take one 4-milligram tablet every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed 6 tablets in a 24-hour period.

    Children 6 - < 12 years: Break the tablet in half and take ½ of a tablet every 4-6 hours, not to exceed 3 whole tablets in a 24-hour period.

    Children <6 years: Ask a doctor before use.

  • How should I store Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 4 Hour?

    Store at room temperature.