Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before injecting chlorphenamine.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as it causes sedation, drowsiness, and psychomotor impairment. Do not drive until you understand how this drug works on you.
Do NOT use chlorphenamine maleate injections for:
- Children less than 1 year old;
- Patients in a pre-coma state;
- Patients allergic to chlorphenamine;
- Patients who are hypersensitive to antihistamines;
- Patients that have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor within the last 2 weeks.
There is inadequate evidence with regards to the use of chlorphenamine during pregnancy or breast feeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking chlorphenamine.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 10mg. Usual does for children is: 0.20mg/kg. It should administered slowly by intravenous injection.
Tell your physician if you have any conditions or any medications you are currently taking. There are possible negative interactions with patients with hypertension, epilepsy, glaucoma, cardiovascular disease, asthma, hypertrophy, and hepatic disease. The use of alcohol, anxiolytics, and hypnotics can potentiate the effect of drowsiness. Phenytoin, atropine, and psychotropic drugs should be used with caution because they can also increase effects. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking before your treatment with chlorphenamine.