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Cytacin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Cytacin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
Cytacin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. Lar... View More
Cytacin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cytacin is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cytacin may not be needed in th... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Cytacin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Cytacin is an antiallergic medication used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching and wa... View More
Uses of Cytacin
- Allergic conditions
Side effects of Cytacin
- Dryness in mouth
- Loss of appetite
How to use Cytacin
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. Cytacin may be taken with ... View More
How Cytacin works
Cytacin 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 Cytacin?
If you miss a dose of Cytacin, 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 r... 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 Cytacin
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