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CHLOR-TRIMETON 12 HOUR
(chlorpheniramine maleate) Tablet, Extended Release
- Patient Information:
Details with Side Effects
Active ingredient (in each tablet): Chlorpheniramine Maleate 12 mg.
Inactive ingredients: acacia, calcium phosphate tribasic, calcium sulfate, carnauba wax, corn starch, FD&C yellow No. 6, FD&C yellow No. 6 aluminum lake, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, neutral soap, oleic acid, pharmaceutical ink, povidone, rosin, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, white wax, zein
What are the possible side effects of chlorpheniramine?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking chlorpheniramine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- urinating less than usual or not at all;
- confusion, extreme drowsiness;
- severe dizziness, anxiety, restless feeling, nervousness; or
- weak or shallow breathing.
Less serious side effects may include:
- mild dizziness, drowsiness;
- blurred vision;
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/18/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Chlor-Trimeton Information
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