Chlorphen (Oral)

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Chlorphen (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Chlorphen (Oral)

Chlorphen (Oral) Medication Classification


Chlorphen (Oral) Brandname

C.P.M. Tablets, Chlorphen, Chlor-Phen, Chlor-Trimeton Allergy, Aller-Chlor, Teldrin HBP, Diabetic Tussin Allergy Relief

Chlorphen (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Chlorpheniramine (klor-fen-IR-a-meen) Treats hay fever and other types of allergies.Belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamines.

When To Not Use Chlorphen (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic-type reaction to any antihistamine such as chlorpheniramine, or to brompheniramine, dexchlorpheniramine, or triprolidine. Do not give the 8 or 12 hour allergy tablets to children under 12 years of age, or the 4 hour tablet to children under 6 years of age unless your doctor tells you to.

How Should You Use Chlorphen (Oral)

Liquid, Tablet, Long Acting Tablet, Chewable Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • You may take your medicine with food or milk to avoid stomach upset. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine.
  • Do not chew or crush the extended-release tablet.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose.
  • If it is nearly time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at one time.

Proper Chlorphen (Oral) Storage

Store Chlorphen (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Chlorphen (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Chlorphen (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor-type medicines such as isocarboxazid (Marplan®), phenelzine (Nardil), or Eldepryl®.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Avoid taking medicines such as sleeping pills, tranquilizers, sedatives, narcotic pain killers, or antidepressants while you are taking chlorpheniramine.

Chlorphen (Oral) Warnings

  • Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have glaucoma, a kidney disease, enlarged prostate, asthma, or stomach ulcer.
  • Check with your doctor if you will be having surgery and general anesthesia within 2 months of taking chlorpheniramine.
  • This medicine may make you drowsy or dizzy. Be careful when driving or using machinery.

Chlorphen (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe drowsiness
  • Unexplained high fever with sore throat
  • Hallucinations
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Trouble urinating - less than 1 cup (8 ounces) of urine in one day
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Clumsiness
  • Thick mucus
  • Nervousness
  • Upset stomach

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