These tablets are an antihistamine that can reduce the effects of symptoms caused by allergies such as hay fever. The active ingredient, chlorphenamine maleate, works to ease the effects of symptoms for several allergies, such as:
Chlorphenamine tablets are perfect for those looking for an everyday way to relieve allergy symptoms. If you’re struggling with hay fever, or have a pet hair allergy that flares up whenever you see your friend’s dog, these tablets can help you to manage your symptoms whenever you need them most.
If you have an allergy, such as hay fever, then there are some common symptoms you might notice when you’re having an allergic reaction. Some of the most recognisable allergy symptoms include:
These tablets contain the active ingredient Chlorphenamine Maleate, which is an antihistamine. When you come into contact with something you’re allergic to, like pollen, dust, or pet hair, then your body begins to create a substance called histamine. Histamine causes symptoms like sneezing and watery eyes as it tries to remove the allergen from your body. Antihistamines block histamine receptors, helping to prevent those symptoms from occurring right from the start.
If you are pregnant, think you may become pregnant, or are breastfeeding, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. Do not take any medication before consulting a medical professional when you are pregnant or breastfeeding, just in case the product is not suitable for you or your baby.
These tablets can make you feel drowsy and may make your vision blurred after you’ve taken them. If you experience either of these side effects, do not attempt to drive, or operate any machinery or tools until this has completely passed and you are sure that you are safe to do so.
If you’re taking any other medication, including herbal remedies or medicines obtained without a prescription, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. This especially applies if you are already taking:
Swallow your chlorphenamine tablet with a sip of water. The number of tablets you will need to take will change depending on your age:
Chlorphenamine tablets are not suitable for use by children under the age of 6. Do not take this product if you are allergic to chlorphenamine or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not take this product if you:
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you:
You do not need a prescription for chlorphenamine tablets, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.
Like all medicines, Chlorphenamine can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. If you experience any of the following symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, stop use and seek immediate medical help:
Other side effects you may experience include:
If you experience these or any other side effects, stop use and speak to your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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The active substance is Chlorphenamine. Each tablet contains 4mg of Chlorphenamine maleate.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, maize starch, magnesium stearate and the colours quinoline yellow (E104) and sunset yellow (E110).
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