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Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By PIRAMAL PHARMA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 20.50
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Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
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Cough Cold Preparation

Medical Description

Polaramine Tablet is an antiallergic medicine used in common cold and allergy including allergy to pollen or dust. It contains chlorpheniramine, which is an antiallergic group of medicines. It works b
y opposing the action of histamine, formed in the body in certain allergic conditions. Take as prescribed by a doctor. Polaramine Tablet should not be used in pregnancy, breastfeeding, and children below 6-years of age. Inform the doctor about other medicines you are consuming, especially the medicines for brain diseases or to induce sleep, as concomitant use of the medicines with Polaramine Tablet, causes excessive sleepiness.
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Uses of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Polaramine Tablet used to relieve symptoms of common cold, allergy, and hay fever, an allergy caused by pollen or dust. The symptoms may include runny nose, sneezing, itching of eyes, nose or throat,
red eyes, and watering from eyes.
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Contraindications of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer.
  • If you have glaucoma, a condition where eye pressure is increased.
  • If you may have a urinary bladder or prostate problem.
  • If you are taking medicines for psychiatric disorders (MAO inhibitors).
  • The medicine should not be given to a child less than 6-years of age.

Side effects of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Sleepiness
  • Irritation
  • Dryness of nose, mouth or throat
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Fast heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Polaramine Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Components of Polaramine Tablet are known to be harmful to the unborn baby. Thus, it should be avoided in pregnant women. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with the medicine, then immediately inform the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Polaramine Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Polaramine Tablet in breastfeeding mothers. However, as a component of the medicine is known to be excreted in milk, the medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Polaramine Tablet?
A:
Polaramine Tablet causes sleepiness. If you are taking the medicine, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Polaramine Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol along with Polaramine Tablet increases sleepiness. Therefore, alcohol drinking should be avoided while taking the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may develop an allergic reaction after taking Polaramine Tablet
  • You have liver or kidney diseases.
  • You have asthma or other breathing problems.
  • Your blood pressure is high.
  • You have an overactive thyroid.
  • You have an allergy to other medicines or food.
  • You are taking medicines for sleeplessness.

Mode of Action of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Chlorpheniramine in Polaramine Tablet works by opposing the action of histamine, a chemical formed in the body in certain allergic conditions.

Directions for Use of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Polaramine Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it entirely with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It may be taken with or without food. It will be best if
you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by the doctor.
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Interactions of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Polaramine Tablet or Polaramine Tablet itself may affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform the doctor about medicines you are taking, that includes prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for other disorde
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  • If you on medications like antipsychotic medicine, antiepileptic medicines such as phenytoin, medicines used to induce calmness etc.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are moclobemide, Phenelzine, and Tranylcypromine, as they may interfere with the action of Polaramine Tablet when given together.

Storage and disposal of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Polaramine Tablet at room temperature at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Polaramine 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose of Polaramine Tablet include sleepiness, dry mouth, flushing, fever, confusion, weakness, ringing sensation in ears, blurring of vision, sleeplessness, and rarely seizures.
  • If you have taken too much of the medicine, then contact the doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Polaramine Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. Time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does the intake of Polaramine Tablet cause sleepiness?

A: Yes, sleepiness is the main side effect of Polaramine Tablet. Thus belongs to a group of medicine called sedating antihistamines.

Q: How does Polaramine Tablet work?

A: Polaramine Tablet works by opposing the action of a substance called histamine, a chemical formed in the body in certain allergic conditions.

Q: Can Polaramine Tablet be taken with other cold or allergy medicine such as cetirizine?

A: Taking Polaramine Tablet with other cold or allergy medicine should be avoided, as it may increase sleepiness or may cause other untoward side effects.

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ContainsChlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
UsesAnti-allergic
Side effectsSleepiness, irritation, dryness of nose, mouth or throat, anxiety
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:41 PM (IST)
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