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pheniramine

This medicine is used in the management of allergic conditions such as hay fever with attacks of sneezing, itching, running nose, inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye, urticaria (rash), and reddening or swelling of the skin.

Contradications

This medicine should not be used in patients with prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate gland) and hypersensitivity to pheniramine.

Side effects

Patients using this medication may at times experience dry mouth, urinary retention, and GI (stomach) upset. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.

Expert Advice

Q. What is the use of this medicine?

This medicine is used in the management of allergic conditions such as hay fever with attacks of sneezing, itching, running nose, inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye, urticaria (rash), and reddening or swelling of the skin.

Q. How should it be stored?

Store this medicine at controlled room temperature depending on the medicine type and manufacturer. Keep the medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children.

Q. How to use it?
This medicine is used orally with or without food, as prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What are the contraindications?

This medicine should not be used in patients with prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate gland) and hypersensitivity to pheniramine.

Q. What are its side-effects?

Patients using this medication may at times experience dry mouth, urinary retention, and GI (stomach) upset. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. What are its precautions?

Patients using alcohol, CNS depressants, and MAOIs should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Q. Is it safe to use during pregnancy?

This medicine should not be used in pregnancy.

Q. Is it safe to use during lactation?

Consult your doctor before using this medicine in lactating mothers.

FAQs

What are the uses of Pheniramine?

This medication is used for treating allergic symptoms such as flu, common cold, sneezing, itchy eyes/nose, and other breathing illnesses associated with sinusitis (inflammation of the sinuses) and bronchitis (inflammation of the respiratory passages). Please note that this medicine may not be very effective in children less than six years of age.

How to store Pheniramine?

Please store this medicine at room temperature (20-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

What else can I do to alleviate my symptoms?

Observe and note what exactly is initiating the symptoms and avoid contact with the triggering factor/ irritant. Regular light exercise can also help reduce breathing problems. Discuss the management of your symptoms further with your healthcare provider.

Will I see instant results?

It may take some time for the medicine to work effectively. Use it regularly and as prescribed by your healthcare provider for the best results.

Does Pheniramine have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?

This medicine should only be used during pregnancy if no safer alternative is available. The exact effects of this medicine on lactating mothers are unknown. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.

Medicines containing pheniramine

Avil 50mg

By Sanofi

Pack size: 50

Rs.31.73