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(Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Ammonium Chloride, Sodium Citrate)

(Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Ammonium Chloride, Sodium Citrate)

Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Ammonium Chloride, and Sodium Citrate combination is a medication that contains an antihistamine (Chlorpheniramine Maleate), an expectorant (Ammonium Chloride), and an alkalinizing agent (Sodium Citrate). This combination is used to relieve symptoms associated with respiratory conditions such as cough, congestion, and throat irritation.

Indications

This medication is indicated for the relief of cough, congestion, and throat irritation associated with respiratory tract infections and allergies.


Dosage

Dosage may vary depending on age, weight, and severity of symptoms. It is crucial to follow the dosage instructions provided by a healthcare professional or as indicated on the product label. Typically, the recommended dosage for adults and children over 12 years of age is 10-20 mL every 4-6 hours as needed. Children aged 6-12 years may take 5-10 mL every 4-6 hours as needed. It is not recommended for children under 6 years of age unless directed by a healthcare provider.


Contra-Indications

Do not use this medication if you have a known allergy to any of its components. It is also contraindicated in patients with severe hypertension, severe coronary artery disease, or if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or within 14 days of stopping such treatment.


Special Precautions

Use with caution in patients with asthma, glaucoma, urinary retention, prostate enlargement, or liver disease. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication as it may increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness.


Side Effects

Common side effects may include drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, and blurred vision. Notify your healthcare provider if you experience any severe side effects such as difficulty breathing, chest tightness, or irregular heartbeat.


Drug Interactions

This medication may interact with other drugs such as sedatives, tranquilizers, other antihistamines, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Inform your healthcare provider about all medications, supplements, and herbal products you are taking before starting this medication.


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