ANALLERGE 60TAB; chlorpheniramine maleate, respiratory tract agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF ANALLERGE
chlorpheniramine maleate 4 mg .
INDICATION OF ANALLERGE
the symptomatic control of all allergic conditions that respond to antihistamines , including urticaria , hayfever , food allergy , drug and serum reactions , insect bites , vasomotor rhinitis and angioneurotic oedema .
DOSAGE OF ANALLERGE
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The recommended dose is : –
adults : 4 mg four to six hourly , max , 24 mg daily . – children : not recommended absolutely for children under 2 years . Do not use for children under 6 years without medical supervision . Under medical supervision 3-5 years – 1 mg four to six hourly , max , 6 mg daily . 6 to 12 years – 2 mg four to six hourly , max , 12 mg daily . – elderly : same as in adults but they are prone to confusional psychosis and other neurological anticholinergic effects . tablets to be taken by mouth .
OVER-DOSAGE OF ANALLERGE
the estimated lethal dose of chlorpheniramine is 25-50 mg /kg body weight . Symptoms and signs include sedation , paradoxic stimulation of CNS , toxic psychosis , seizures , apnoea , convulsions , anticholinergic effects , dystonic reactions and cardiovascular collapse including arrhythmias . treatment includes gastric lavage or emesis using syrup of ipecac . following these measures activated charcoal and cathartics may be administered to minmise absorption . other symptomatic and supportive measures should be provided with special attention to cardiac , respiratory , renal and hepatic functions and fluid and electrolyte balance . treat hypotension and arrhythmias vigorously . CNS convulsions may be treated with IV diazepam or phenytoin . Haemoperfusion may be used in severe cases
CONTRA-INDICATION OF ANALLERGE
hypersensitivity to antihistamines , patients no monoamine oxidase inhibitor therapy within the previous 14 day .
STORAGE OF ANALLERGE
Store at temperature not exceeding 30 °C . In dry place .
PACK OF ANALLERGE
A carton box containing 1 , 2 or 3 (PVC/hard A1 ) strips , each of 20 tablets with inner leaflet .
ANALLERGE 60TAB MANUFACTURED BY
KAHIRA PHARM . & CHEM . IND . CO. CAIRO-EGYPT .