Chlorpheniramine Oral Tablet, Extended Release 8Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Chlorpheniramine: Oral tablet, extended release (8mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CHLORPHENIRAMINE (klor fen IR a meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes from allergies or a cold. It is also used to treat the symptoms an allergic reaction. This medicine will not treat an infection.

In-Depth Information

ED-Chlor-Tan 8mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 004850072
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Allergic Conjunctivitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Common Cold

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus, Urticaria

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
ED-Chlor-Tan 8mg Extended-Release Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for ED-Chlor-Tan 8mg Extended-Release 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 ED-Chlor-Tan 8mg Extended-Release Tablet(Chlorpheniramine Tannate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Chlorpheniramine Tannate)
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.
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.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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