Actifed vs Chlor Trimeton

Actifed
(OTC)
Chlor Trimeton
(OTC)
Actifed is a cough & cold medication.
Chlor Trimeton is a systemic antihistamine.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
August 15, 1950
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,322 Discussions
815 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Cough
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Runny Nose
#5 for Congestion
#6 for Flu
#9 for Sneezing
Actifed is approved for Allergy, Cough, Common Cold, Runny Nose and Congestion and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Cough
#4 for Sneezing
#5 for Hives
#7 for Congestion
#8 for Runny Nose
#9 for Flu
Chlor Trimeton is approved for Allergy and Itching and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Act
High Blood Pressure
5
Addiction
4
Palpitations
3
Dry Mouth
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Paranoia
2
Tachycardia
1
Cavities
1
Candida
1
Diabetes
1
Chl
High Blood Pressure
7
Dry Mouth
5
Watery Eyes
5
Depression
4
Addiction
4
Nose Bleeds
3
Bleeding
2
Hair Loss
2
Itchy Eyes
2
Mood Swings
2
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Chlor Trimeton
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High Blood Pressure
Act
Chl
5
7
Addiction
Act
Chl
4
4
Palpitations
Act
Chl
3
0
Dry Mouth
Act
Chl
3
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Act
Chl
2
0
Paranoia
Act
Chl
2
0
Tachycardia
Act
Chl
1
0
Cavities
Act
Chl
1
0
Candida
Act
Chl
1
0
Diabetes
Act
Chl
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Chl
Act
7
5
Dry Mouth
Chl
Act
5
3
Watery Eyes
Chl
Act
5
0
Depression
Chl
Act
4
0
Addiction
Chl
Act
4
4
Nose Bleeds
Chl
Act
3
0
Bleeding
Chl
Act
2
0
Hair Loss
Chl
Act
2
0
Itchy Eyes
Chl
Act
2
0
Mood Swings
Chl
Act
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Actifed during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Chlor Trimeton during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Actifed and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Chlor Trimeton and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill, Syrup
Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Capsule: 12.5-60 mg
Syrup: 1.25-30 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 2.5-60 mg
Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 12 mg
Syrup: 2 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pseudoephedrine Hcl/Triprolidine Hcl
Chlorpheniramine Maleate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Actifed and Chlor Trimeton: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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