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Treat Seasonal Allergies with Chlorpheniramine

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Treat  allergies with Chlorpheniramine. CHlorpheniramine is a nonprescription drug used to treat symptoms of seasonal allergies (sneezing, runny nose, and itchy,watering eyes) and colds and upper respiratory infections ( including sctratchy throat and nasal congestion).

When used in nonprescription allergy with a decongestant drug such as pseudoemethorphan are found in some cold and flu formulas. Decongestant drugs should be avoided by people with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and many other health problems. Acetaminophen should be avoided by people with liver disease. Read the label carefully.

Dont mix with

Ephedra. This can worsen dry mouth a side effect. Avoid the related ephedrine and pseudoepherine, found in cold and allergy remedies.
Henbane. This herb is toxic and should be used only when prescribed and closely monitored by a qualified practitioner. Because chlorpheniramine and henbane have similar side effect.
Sedative herbs. Sedative herbs may cause excessive drowsiness when combined with chlorpheniramine. Avoid chamomile, catnip, kava kava, passion flower, St.John wort, valerian, and others, as well as sedative dietary supplements such as 5-htp,tryptophan, SAMe.

Keep in mind

Chlorpheniramine causes drowsiness. Avoid alcohol, which can make the drowsiness worse, and interact adversely with other ingredients in allergy and cold formulas.

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