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ChlorTan

chlorpheniramine
Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Chlorpheniramine is used to treat runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu. Chlorpheniramine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
chlorpheniramine
DRUG TYPE
antihistamines

Frequently Asked Questions

Always ask a doctor before giving a cough or cold medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cough and cold medicines in very young children.

You should not use this medicine if you have narrow-angle glaucoma, a blockage in your stomach or intestines, an enlarged prostate, if you are unable to urinate, or if you are having an asthma attack.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
ChlorTan suspension, extended release 8 mg/5 mL

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