Actifed Cold And Allergy Oral Tablet 4-10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Actifed Cold and Allergy: Oral tablet (4-10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CHLORPHENIRAMINE; PHENYLEPHRINE (klor fen IR a meen; fen il EF rin) is a combination of an antihistamine and a decongestant. It is used to treat symptoms of an allergy, cold, or sinus inflammation. It will help relieve runny nose, sneezing, and congestion in the nose. This medicine will not treat an infection.

In-Depth Information

Actifed Cold and Allergy 4mg-10mg Tablet

NDC: 005012913
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Vasomotor Rhinitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Sneezing, Sinusitis, Rhinorrhea, Common Cold, Nasal Congestion

Actifed Cold and Allergy 4mg-10mg Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for Actifed Cold and Allergy 4mg-10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Actifed Cold and Allergy 4mg-10mg Tablet(Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Actifed Cold and Allergy 4mg-10mg Tablet(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phenylephrine(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Phenylephrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Phenylephrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


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