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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zyrtec (cetirizine): Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) (dexchlorpheniramine) is an older antihistamine that is not used as often due to dosing every 8 hours and sid ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
ZyrtecIsBetterEqual: Dexchlorphniramine (Polaramine) is pharmacologically active Dextrorotatory isomer of Chlophinarmine Polaramine is more sedating than Zyrtec (cetirizin ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Closely related: Both medications are potent antihistamines. Both have similar side effects, mainly sedation and anti-cholinergic (dry mouth, larger pupils, may cause ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate): It is an antihistamine. Recommended dose is 2mg. (one teaspoonful) for adults & children over 12 age every 4-6 hours for allergies, & at bedti ... Read More
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate): 2 mg.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Safe enough: Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) (dexchlorphemiramine) is an old-fashioned, reliable antihistamine. It may make you more drowsy than modern an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: You can take both together. However, they might both cause drowsiness so you should take them with precaution. Don't take them more than the recommend ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: It may help you think you are sleeping but you won't go thrpugh the stages of sleep normally and after awhile actually feel sleep deprived even if sle ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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Older antihistamine: Ck with pcp about antivert (meclizine).

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