Polaramine Side Effects
Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine
Note: This document contains side effect information about dexchlorpheniramine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Polaramine.
Applies to dexchlorpheniramine: compounding powder, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release
General side effects have included excessive perspiration, chills, and dryness of nose.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, fatigue, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, insomnia, euphoria, paresthesias, hysteria, neuritis, and convulsions.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision and diplopia.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included thickening of bronchial secretions, tightness of chest, wheezing, and nasal stiffness.[Ref]
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Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine)." Schering-Plough Corporation (2006):
2. Theunissen EL, Vermeeren A, Ramaekers JG "Repeated-dose effects of mequitazine, cetirizine and dexchlorpheniramine on driving and psychomotor performance." Br J Clin Pharmacol 61 (2006): 79-86
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