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Chlorpheniramine: Oral tablet

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Allergy Relief 4mg Tablet
CVS Pharmacy, Inc
Pill Identification: L463 
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Chlorpheniramine 4mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 44 194 
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Wal-finate Allergy 4mg Tab
Walgreen Co
Pill Identification: 44 194 
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Allergy 4mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 44 194 
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Allergy Relief Tablet
McKesson Corporation
Pill Identification: L463 
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4 Hour Allergy 4mg Tablet
McKesson Corporation
Pill Identification: L463 
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Chlorpheniramine 4mg Tab
United Research Laboratories, Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 140 
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Allergy 4mg Tab
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
Pill Identification: L463 
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Chlorpheniramine 4mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Amide Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: A 056 
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Chlorpheniramine 4mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 44 194 
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Aller-Chlor 4mg Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO 016 
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Chlorpheniramine 4mg Tab
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Pill Identification: 44 194 
How This Drug Works
Antihistamines, H1
Histamine antagonists or antihistamines are drugs that relieve allergy symptoms. Histamine is a chemical used to identify and remove substances that trigger an allergic response.
Histamine antagonists or antihistamines are drugs that relieve allergy symptoms.<br><br>Histamine is a chemical used to identify and remove substances that trigger an allergic response.  There are four histamine receptors &#40;designated H<sub>1</sub>, H<sub>2</sub>, H<sub>3</sub>, H<sub>4</sub>&#41;. When histamine activates H<sub>1</sub> receptors, symptoms such as rashes, itching, watery eyes and trouble breathing may begin. <br><br>Antihistamines prevent histamine from stimulating the H<sub>1</sub> receptors located in the eyes, nose and throat to relieve swelling and stop leaking fluid.  First generation antihistamines were non-selective for H<sub>1</sub> receptors and crossed into the brain resulting in drowsiness.  Newer antihistamines are more selective, reducing this side effect.
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CHLORPHENIRAMINE (klor fen IR a meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat a runny nose from allergies or a cold. It is also used to treat the symptoms an allergic reaction. This medicine will not treat an infection.


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Drugs Related by Class to Chlorpheniramine: Oral tablet
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Class Name : First generation (sedating) Antihistamines

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AHIST: Oral tablet  |  Aldex AN: Chewable tablet  |  Aller-Chlor: Oral tablet  |  Arbinoxa: Oral solution  |  Arbinoxa: Oral tablet  |  Atarax: Oral solution  |  Atarax: Oral tablet  |  Benadryl Allergy Children's: Oral solution  |  Benadryl Allergy Dye Free: Oral capsule  |  Benadryl Allergy Dye Free: Oral capsule, liquid filled  |  Benadryl Allergy Kapgel: Oral tablet  |  Benadryl Allergy Ultratab: Oral tablet  |  Benadryl Allergy: Oral capsule  |  Benadryl Allergy: Oral solution  |  Benadryl Children's Allergy Fastmelt: Oral disintegrating tablet  |  Benadryl Children's Allergy: Oral solution  |  Benadryl Children's Perfect Measure: Oral solution  |  Benadryl: Solution for injection  |  Benadryl: Topical cream  |  Benadryl: Topical solution  |  Benadryl: Topical spray, solution  |  BroveX CT: Chewable tablet  |  BroveX: Oral suspension  |  Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 12 Hour: Oral tablet, extended release 12 hour  |  Chlor-Trimeton: Oral tablet  |  Doxytex: Oral solution  |  Dytan: Chewable tablet  |  Dytan: Oral suspension  |  ElixSure Allergy: Oral solution  |  Histex PD: Oral solution  |  J-Tan: Oral suspension  |  Lodrane XR: Oral suspension  |  Lodrane: Oral capsule, extended release 24 hour  |  Lodrane: Oral solution  |  Lodrane: Oral tablet, extended release  |  Palgic: Oral solution  |  Palgic: Oral tablet  |  PediaCare Children's Allergy: Oral solution  |  PediaCare Nighttime Cough: Oral solution  |  PediaTan: Oral suspension  |  Pediox: Oral solution  |  Periactin: Oral tablet  |  Respa-BR: Oral tablet, extended release  |  Tavist Allergy: Oral tablet  |  Tavist: Oral syrup  |  Tavist: Oral tablet  |  Triprolidine: Oral solution  |  Unisom: Oral capsule, liquid filled  |  Unisom: Oral tablet  |  VANAHIST PD: Oral solution  |  Vazol: Oral solution  |  Vistaril: Oral capsule  |  Vistaril: Oral suspension  |  Vistaril: Solution for injection  |  Zymine XR: Oral suspension  |  Zymine: Oral solution
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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Chlorpheniramine: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
67.37%
32.63%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
8.42%
15.79%
43.16%
32.63%
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