Lodrane D will be available over-the-counter but will also have physician promotion and is one of the only adult brompheniramine
containing products available to the consumer, revealed the companies.
, chlorpheniramine, clemestine, diphenhydramine, and hydroxyzine) cross the blood-brain barrier and have associated side effects and adverse reactions in young children.
13, 2006, and 69 reports of deaths linked to antihistamines with the ingredients diphenhydramine, brompheniramine
and chlorpheniramine, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Examples of common ingredients in cough and cold medications, by class of medication Class Examples Antihistamine Acrivastine, brompheniramine
, carbinoxamine, (first generation) chlorpheniramine, cyproheptadine, diphenhydramine, doxylamine, triprolidine Antipyretic Acetaminophen, ibuprofen and analgesic Cough suppressant Benzonatate, codeine, dextromethorphan, (antitussive) hydrocodone Expectorant Guaifenesin Nasal decongestant Ephedrine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, pseudoephedrine
It was succeeded by a number of similar agents, including chlorpheniramine, brompheniramine
, diphenhydramine, promethazine, and hydroxyzine.
She medicated herself with diphenhydramine and brompheniramine
and noted improvement in her symptoms the following day (day 3).
Schering-Plough's own Chlor-Trimetron, which moved into the O-T-C sector in 1976, relies on chlorpheniramine, while Whitehall-Robins Healthcare's Dimetapp contains brompheniramine
The poison control center suggests they check Christopher's blood pressure, because Dimetapp Extentabs contain 75 mg of phenylpropanolamine, a decongestant that in large quantities can raise blood pressure, and 12 mg of brompheniramine
, an antihistamine.
Ingredients include brompheniramine
, chlorpheniramine and triprolidine.
Other drugs that can cause false-positive results for some opiate immunoassays include dextromethorphan, diphenhydramine, ephedrine/pseudoephedrine, doxylamine, chlorpheniramine, brompheniramine
, quinolone antibiotics, and rifampin.
FDA classification of selected antihistamines Category Drug B Azatadine Cetirizine Chlorpheniramine Clemastine Dimenhydrinate Diphenhydramine Loratadine C Azelastine Brompheniramine
Fexofenadine Hydroxyzine Promethazine Table 4.
In 2007 and 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned parents of children's OTC medications containing any of the eight specific, active ingredients of concern, including phenylephrine, diphenhydramine, pseudoephedrine, clorpheniramine, brompheniramine
, dextromethorphan, guaifensisin, doxylamine.
Common agents include diphenhydramine, chlorpheniramine, doxylamine and brompheniramine