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Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

60ml Syrup in Bottle
MRP 22.20
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Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(0.5 Mg)
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Medical Description

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 certai...
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    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Storage and disposal
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Uses of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

Polaramine Syrup used to relieve symptoms of common cold, allergy and hay fever, an allergy caused by pollen or dust. These symptoms include runny nose, sneezing, itching of eyes, nose or throat, red ...
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Contraindications of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

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

Side effects of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

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

Precautions and Warnings of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup



Can I take Polaramine Syrup during pregnancy?
Components of this medicine are known to be harmful to the foetus. Thus, it should be avoided in pregnant women. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine, then immediately inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Polaramine Syrup while breastfeeding?
There is limited information available on the use of this medicine in lactating women. However, as a component of this medicine is known to be excreted in milk, this medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Polaramine Syrup?
This medicine causes sleepiness. If you are taking this medicine, then avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Polaramine Syrup?
Drinking alcohol, along with this medicine, increases sleepiness. Therefore, alcohol drinking should be avoided while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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 any other medicines or any food
  • You are taking medicines for sleeplessness

Mode of Action of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

  • Take Polaramine Syrup as prescribed by your doctor with or without food
  • Shake well before the use and use a measuring cup or spoon for measurement

Interactions of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicine used for psychiatric disorders, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy such as Phenytoin, Moclobemide, Phenelzine and Tranylcypromine interfere with the action of Polaramine Syrup when given togeth...
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  • Medicines that are given for sleeplessness (sedative) when taken along with Polaramine Syrup increase sleepiness.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

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

Dosage of Polaramine Bottle Of 60ml Syrup


Symptoms of an overdose of Polaramine Syrup include sleepiness, dry mouth, flushing, fever, confusion, weakness, ringing sensation in ears, blurring of vision, sleeplessness and rarely seizures. If yo...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2021 | 04:05 PM (IST)
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