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Medicine For Bromfed Allergy
Can my 7 yr old daughter take claritin (loratadine) allergy medicine with antibiotics azithrom doctor gave bromfed .strep throat and running nose and sneezing bad?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Bromfed allergy: Bromfed (brompheniramine) is an antihistamine. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference.medscape.com/drug/bromfed-dm-brompheniramine-dextromethorphan-pseudoephedrine-999395 ...Read more
Depends: There are different types of bromfed..With or without decongestant..Either way other anithistamines won't make you as drowsy.Try Allegra (fexofenadine) zyrtec or claritin(with or without sudafed)..There are generics for all of these and they are now over the counter..Just read the labels for any precautions for yourself. ...Read more
Chlorpheniramine: Chlorpheniramine is similar and available over the counter. ...Read more
7 yo son has allergies, have xyzal 8:30am. Tonight very congested, maybe sick. Can I give bromfed to help treat symptoms? Been 12 hrs, pharm ok'd
Can Bromfed (brompheniramine) and cetrizine be used together? 4 yr old has bad cold/allergy symptoms been taking 1/2 tsp cetrizine bt can she also get 1/2 tsp Bromfed (brompheniramine)
I have allergies, so I took bromfed (brompheniramine) dm for 4 weeks every 6 hours; is this dangerous? I also take a cetirizine hydrochloride tablet, 10 mg, once a day.
Not efficient: Consider a virtual consult to discuss allergy symptoms, diagnosis and effective treatment strategies. Gold standard for diagnosis skin testing by an Allergist. However, there may be more efficient otc remedies/avoidance strategy to employ in meantime. Brompheniramine/cetirizine can be associated with increased anticholinergic side effects like sedation. Regular pseudoephedrine use not advised ...Read more
3yr old has wet cough,stuffy nose, no fever,cough is worse at night, chest/lungs sound clear. Cold?Allergies?Pediatrician put her on Bromfed (brompheniramine) for 3days
Use pain relief med : Depending on how long the problem has been there and having just been seen, I would make her comfortable with medicines like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) esp at bedtime. If her cough worsens or if fever returns you should have her re- examined. Appears viral for now. Normal saline nose drops may help cough as well as stuffy nose. If problem is recurrent or seasonal then allergy should be considered. ...Read more
My daughter is 6 and taking 2 medicines(vancomycin & bromfed (brompheniramine)) I may have accidentally double dosed bromfed (brompheniramine) instead vanco dose. So 1tsp & a 3/4 she ok?
Yes.: Usually antihistamines can elevate your blood pressure temporarily, but if you need to take Bromfed (brompheniramine) make sure you take as prescribed for not than one week, monitor your blood pressure. Inform your doctor if your blood pressure goes above 140 mm systolic to adjust your blood pressure medications if needed , or stop bromfed (brompheniramine). ...Read more
My daughter started her breathing treatment yesterday but her cough is still worse can I give her cough medicine or Bromfed (brompheniramine) with the treatment?
Can a 90 lb 7-year-old girl safely take 1 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm (500 mg) and 2tsp of Bromfed cough medicine and not have any complications?
BROMFED-DM : Yes - off the BROMFED-DM form. Please don't consider doing this. ...Read more
Define "safe": This & similar medications have been used for years after approval of the FDA. Many were prescription only until eventually moving to an over the counter status. In size appropriate doses they are considered safe.Studies over the last decade or so show little if any benefit to kids under 12. ER visits due to child directed overdoses led many to consider them more a threat than a benefit. ...Read more
Yes: Bromfed & bromfed pd are brands of brompheniramine & phenylephrine while bromfed dm is brompheniramine, dextromethorphan & pseudoephedrine. Using www.Drugs.Com's interactions checker, i found no interaction btwn the 2 medications you listed. Your pharmacist who dispensed your Amoxicillin should be able to confirm this for you. Be sure to tell your prescribing physician everything you take incl otc. ...Read more
See below: Depends on the child's age and condition. Not enough info given here to give a specific answer. ...Read more