Polaramine Syrup contains Chlorpheniramine, which belongs to an antiallergic group of medicines It works by opposing the action of a substance called histamine, a chemical formed in the body in certain allergic conditions. It is used in common cold and allergy, including allergy to pollen or dust. It should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Polaramine Syrup should not be used in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children below 6-years of age. Inform your doctor about all other medicines you are consuming, especially the medicines for brain diseases or to induce sleep, as concomitant use of these medicines with Polaramine Syrup causes excessive sleepiness....
Q: Does the intake of Polaramine Syrup cause sleepiness?
A: Yes, sleepiness is the main side effect of Polaramine Syrup. Therefore, it belongs to a group of medicine called sedating antihistamines.
Q: How Polaramine Syrup works?
A: Polaramine Syrup works by opposing the action of a substance called histamine, a chemical formed in the body in certain allergic conditions.
Q: Can Polaramine Syrup be taken with other cold or allergy medicine such as cetirizine?
A: Taking Polaramine Syrup with other cold or allergy medicine should be avoided, as it can increase sleepiness or can cause other untoward side effects.
Q: When the intake of Polaramine Syrup should be avoided?
A: Intake of Polaramine Syrup should be avoided if you are engaged in work where you need to be awake such as driving, operating machinery or working in other hazardous activities, as it causes sleepiness.