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Doctor insights on: Chlor Trimeton Abuse

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Can I take chlor-trimeton and benedryl ?

Can I take chlor-trimeton and benedryl ?

Yes, but...: ...The combination will likely make you very sleepy. If you are needing 2 medications that are essentially the same to be able to control your symptoms, you should instead talk to your doctor to try other safer alternatives. ...Read more

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Has taking chlor-trimeton been just as effective for anyone?

Has taking chlor-trimeton been just as effective for anyone?

Effective: Chlor-trimeton is the brand name for chlorpheneramine. This is a very effective anti-allergic pill. Its one side effect is sleepiness which varies from one person to another. It is equally, maybe more effective than the prescription, branded types which only have the advantage of causing less sleepiness. ...Read more

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Can I buy OTC chlor-trimeton?

Can I buy OTC chlor-trimeton?

Yes: Chlortrimeton is available as an over the counter medication and is available in a number of different doses. It can also be found in combination with decongestant medication. ...Read more

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Can I take Chlor-trimeton and Allegra?

Can I take Chlor-trimeton and Allegra?

Both anti-histamines: Fexofenadine (active ingredient in Allegra) and chlorpheniramine (active ingredient in Chlor-Trimeton) achieve the same purpose & are duplicative therapy. Of note, there is no drug interactions reported between them, but adding the two may not be advantageous. ...Read more

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Does chlor-trimeton work well as a allergy medi?

Does chlor-trimeton work well as a allergy medi?

It is an allergy med: Like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Chlor-Trimeton (chlorpheniramine maleate) is a 1st-generation antihistamine that is effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and hives. It causes drowsiness less frequently than Benadryl more more than Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec. Its effects only last for 3-5 hours. Other side-effects include dry mouth & constipation. Men with prostate problems should be wary of it. ...Read more

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Can I use Chlor trimeton if I have hypertension?

Can I use Chlor trimeton if I have hypertension?

YES. Unlike decon-: gestants, antihistamines (diphenhydramine et al) don't raise the heart rate or blood pressure. If you need something for nasal congestion, you can use an OTC nasal decongestant spray or nasal strips (e.g., Breathe-Rite). Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Does chlor-trimeton work just as well as zyrtec (cetirizine)? Whats cheaper?

Does chlor-trimeton work just as well as zyrtec (cetirizine)? Whats cheaper?

What is cheaper: Yes. Chlortrimeton is cheaper but likely to give you a dry mouth, dry eyes and make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Can I take chlor-trimeton and benedryl with Zoloft (sertraline) together?

Can I take chlor-trimeton and benedryl with Zoloft (sertraline) together?

Yes: Do you need both chlortrimeton and benadryl (diphenhydramine)? It's better not to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on a regular basis. ...Read more