RyClora

Last updated on RxList: 10/21/2020
RyClora Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is RyClora?

RyClora (dexchlorpheniramine maleate liquid) is an antihistamine used to treat perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis due to inhalant allergens and foods, mild uncomplicated allergic skin manifestations of hives and angioedema, amelioration of allergic reactions to blood or plasma, dermographism, and as therapy for anaphylactic reactions adjunctive to epinephrine and other standard measures after the acute manifestations have been controlled.

What Are Side Effects of RyClora?

Side effects of RyClora include:

Dosage for RyClora

The recommended dosage of RyClora for adults and children 12 years of age and older is 2 mg (1 teaspoonful); for children 6 to 11 years: 1 mg (1/2 teaspoonful); and for children 2 to 5 years: 0.5 mg (1/4 teaspoonful)/ Doses are generally given every 4 to 6 hours.

RyClora In Children

In infants and children, especially, antihistamines in overdosage may cause hallucinations, convulsions, or death.

As in adults, antihistamines may diminish mental alertness in children. In the young child, particularly, they may produce excitation.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with RyClora?

RyClora may interact with other medicines such as:

  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

RyClora During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using RyClora; it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. Because of the higher risk of antihistamines for infants generally and for newborns and prematures in particular, antihistamine therapy with RyClora is not recommended while breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our RyClora (dexchlorpheniramine maleate liquid) 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.

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.

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RyClora Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using dexchlorpheniramine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • extreme drowsiness;
  • confusion, hallucinations;
  • feeling nervous, restless, or dizzy;
  • a seizure; or
  • little or no urination.

Side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, and confusion may be more likely in older adults.

Common side effects may include:

  • drowsiness;
  • blurred vision;
  • constipation;
  • flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);
  • dry mouth, nose, or throat; or
  • feeling restless or excited (especially in a child).

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.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for RyClora (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate Oral Solution)

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RyClora Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

  1. General: Urticaria, drug rash, anaphylactic shock, photosensitivity, excessive perspiration, chills, dryness of mouth, nose and the throat.
  2. Cardiovascular System: Hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis.
  3. Hematologic System: Hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis.
  4. 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.
  5. G.I. System: Epigastric distress, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation.
  6. G.U. System: Urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, early menses.
  7. Respiratory System: Thickening of bronchial secretions, tightness of chest and wheezing, nasal stuffiness.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may voluntarily report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. Questions or comments? Call Carwin Pharmaceutical Associates, LLC at 1-844-700-5011.

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

© RyClora Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and RyClora Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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