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Histacin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Histacin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ther... View More
Histacin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. La... View More
Histacin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Histacin is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histacin may not be needed in ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Histacin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Histacin is an antiallergic medication used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching and w... View More
Uses of Histacin
- Allergic conditions
Side effects of Histacin
- Dryness in mouth
- Loss of appetite
How to use Histacin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Histacin may be taken with... View More
How Histacin works
Histacin is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical called... View More
What if you forget to take Histacin?
If you miss a dose of Histacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the CPM 4mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Urticaria, Sneezing, Watery eyes, Allergic conditions, Anaphylactic shock, Rhinitis, Itching
Oral Adult: 4 mg every 4-6 hr. Max: 24 mg daily. Parenteral Adjunct in the emergency treatment of anaphylactic shock Adult: 10-20 mg IM, SC, or s... View More
Oral Child: 1-2 yr: 1 mg bid, 2-5 yr: 1 mg every 4-6 hr, 6-12 yr: 2 mg every 4-6 hr. Max: 6 mg daily (1-5 yr); 12 mg daily (6-12 yr). Parente... View More
Mode of Action
Chlorphenamine is an H1-receptor antagonist which competetively blocks H1-receptor sites on tissues.
Elderly, pylori duodenal obstruction, angle-closure glaucoma, urinary retention, prostatic hyperplasia, epilepsy, renal and hepatic impairment. May affe... View More
CNS depression, sedation, drowsiness, lassitude, dizziness. GI upsets, anorexia, or increased appetite, epigastric pain, blurring of vision, dysuria, dr... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Antihistamine exposure in first trimester not reported to be associated with increased risk of malformations; animal studies not reported; th... View More
Potentiates sedative effect of psychotropic drugs e.g. barbiturates, hypnotics, opioid analgesics, anxiolytics and antipsychotics. Interaction with alco... View More
Alternative brand for Histacin
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More