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    Brand Name: POLARAMINE

    Generic Name: Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate

    Generic for Polaramine* (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate) is an antihistamine used to treat symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, cough, watery/itchy eyes, runny/itchy nose, itchy throat/skin and rashes, as well as hay fever and the common cold. This medicine blocks the effects of histamine (naturally occurring chemical) in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
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What is Generic for Polaramine* used for?

Generic for Polaramine* (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate) is an antihistamine used to treat symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, cough, watery/itchy eyes, runny/itchy nose, itchy throat/skin and rashes, as well as hay fever and the common cold. This medicine blocks the effects of histamine (naturally occurring chemical) in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Polaramine*?

The dosage of Generic for Polaramine* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Polaramine* with a full glass of water. This medicine can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Polaramine*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Polaramine* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Polaramine*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Polaramine*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Polaramine*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Polaramine*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Polaramine*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Polaramine* can interact with monoamine oxidase inhibitors, depression medicines, and anxiety or sleep medicines.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Polaramine*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Polaramine* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Polaramine* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Polaramine* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Polaramine* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Polaramine* can cause side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, stomach upset, headache, dry mouth, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Polaramine*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Polaramine*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Polaramine* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Polaramine*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Polaramine*?
How will Generic for Polaramine* work in my body?
How should Generic for Polaramine* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Polaramine* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Polaramine* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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