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Last reviewed on RxList: 7/26/2018
Polmon Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 7/26/2018

Polmon (dexchlorpheniramine maleate oral solution) is an antihistamine used to treat allergy symptoms such as sneezing, congestion, runny nose, watery eyes, itching, hives, skin swelling, and rash. Polmon is available in generic form. Common side effects of Polmon include:

The recommended dose of Polmon for adults and children 12 years of age and older is 2 mg (1 teaspoonful). Polmon may interact with MAO inhibitors. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Polmon; it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. Breastfeeding is not recommended while using Polmon.

Our Polmon (dexchlorpheniramine maleate oral solution) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Allergies can best be described as: See Answer
Polmon Professional Information



Urticaria, drug rash, anaphylactic shock, photosensitivity, excessive perspiration, chills, dryness of mouth, nose and the throat.

Cardiovascular System

Hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis.

Hematologic System

Hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis.

Nervous System

Sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, fatigue, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, insomnia, euphoria, paresthesias, blurred vision, diplopia, vertigo, tinnitus, acute labyrinthitis, hysteria, neuritis, convulsions.

G.I. System

Epigastric distress, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation.

G.U. System

Urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, early menses.

Respiratory System

Thickening of bronchial secretions, tightness of chest and wheezing, nasal stuffiness.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Polmon (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate Oral Solution)


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