Chlor Trimeton vs Pseudoephedrine

Chlor Trimeton
(OTC)
Pseudoephedrine
(OTC)
Chlor Trimeton is a systemic antihistamine.
Pseudoephedrine is a systemic sympathomimetic decongestant.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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August 15, 1950
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
815 Discussions
21,202 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Flu
#2 for Congestion
#5 for Runny Nose
Pseudoephedrine is approved for Flu, Congestion, Nasal Congestion, Sinus Infections, Runny Nose and Sinus Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Chl
High Blood Pressure
4
Watery Eyes
3
Dry Mouth
3
Addiction
3
Depression
3
Nose Bleeds
2
Itchy Eyes
1
Bleeding
1
Mood Swings
1
Hyperthyroidism
1
Pse
High Blood Pressure
8
Drowsiness
7
Addiction
6
Palpitations
5
Nausea
5
Dizziness
5
Depression
4
Euphoria
4
Tachycardia
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
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High Blood Pressure
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4
8
Watery Eyes
Chl
Pse
3
0
Dry Mouth
Chl
Pse
3
0
Addiction
Chl
Pse
3
6
Depression
Chl
Pse
3
4
Nose Bleeds
Chl
Pse
2
0
Itchy Eyes
Chl
Pse
1
0
Bleeding
Chl
Pse
1
0
Mood Swings
Chl
Pse
1
0
Hyperthyroidism
Chl
Pse
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pse
Chl
8
4
Drowsiness
Pse
Chl
7
0
Addiction
Pse
Chl
6
3
Palpitations
Pse
Chl
5
0
Nausea
Pse
Chl
5
0
Dizziness
Pse
Chl
5
0
Depression
Pse
Chl
4
3
Euphoria
Pse
Chl
4
0
Tachycardia
Pse
Chl
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pse
Chl
3
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 Chlor Trimeton during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Chlor Trimeton and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pseudoephedrine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 12 mg
Syrup: 2 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Chlorpheniramine Maleate
Pseudoephedrine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Chlor Trimeton and Pseudoephedrine: 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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