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Dallergy Drops

Generic name: chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine [KLOR-fen-IR-a-meen-and-FEN-il-EFF-rin]
Brand names: The Actifed Cold as well as Allergy, Allerest PE, ChlorTan D, Cold and Allergy Relief Ed A-Hist… display all 27 brands
Classification of drugs: upper respiratory combinations

What are Dallergy Drops?

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of the natural chemical histamine that is present in the body. Histamine is known to cause nasal congestion, itching, eye watering, and a dry nose.

Phenylephrine can be described as an anti-congestant that reduces the size of blood vessels in nasal passages. The blood vessels that are dilated can cause the nasal passages to become congested (stuffy nostrils). Dallergy Drops is a mix of medicine that treats symptoms of typical cold or seasonal allergies such as sneezing, runny or stuffy noses, and itchy eyes. Dallergy drops could also be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Dallergy Drops

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Dallergy drops can result in serious side effects. Stop taking allergy drops and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Chest pain, rapid pulse, or irregular heart rate;
  • Hallucinations, confusion, and extreme anxiety;
  • Tremor, seizure (convulsions);
  • Very little or no urine;
  • Bleeding or bruising, an uncommon weakness
  • Dangerously hypertension (a severe headache that can be accompanied by a buzzing in your ears, anxiety, or breathlessness)

Common adverse results of allergy drops can include:

  • Dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision;
  • Dry mouth, nose, or lips;
  • Sickness nausea, stomachache, constipation, and lack of appetite
  • Issues with concentration or memory problems with concentration or memory
  • Being anxious or restless (especially when it comes to children).

This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Other side effects could be present. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report adverse reactions to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

prednisone, fluticasone nasal, cetirizine, loratadine, benadryl, diphenhydramine, and promethazine


Do not take this medication in the event that you've used an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days, for example, isocarboxazid linezolid blue injections, phenelzine rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine. It is not recommended to use antihistamine medications to make children restless.

Prior to use this drug

Do not take allergy drops in the event that you are allergic to chlorpheniramine or phenylephrine. Don't take this medication. If you've previously been taking an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days, A drug interaction that is dangerous may happen. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid linezolid, Methylene blue injection rasagiline, phenelzine, tranylcypromine, and many others.

Consult a physician or pharmacist about whether it is safe to take this medication in the event that you suffer from:

  • Asthma or copd coughing with mucus, or a cough that is caused by smoking, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis
  • An obstruction in your stomach or in your intestines
  • Renal or liver illness;
  • Hypertension, coronary condition, coronary artery disease, or a recent cardiac attack;
  • An overly large prostate or urinary problems
  • Glaucoma;
  • Diabetes;
  • Epilepsy or any other seizure disorder
  • Pheochromocytoma (an adrenal gland tumor);
  • Hyperactive thyroid or
  • If you are taking potassium (cytra, epiklor, k-lyte, and k-phos), kaon, klor-con, polycitra, and urocit-k,

It isn't known if allergy drops can affect a newborn baby. Do not take this medicine without a doctor's approval if you're expecting.

It is unclear if chlorpheniramine or phenylephrine is absorbed by the breast milk or if it harms the baby who is nursing. Antihistamines or decongestants could also affect the production of breast milk. Do not take this medicine without consulting your physician's advice if you are breastfeeding a baby. Adults who are older may be more likely to experience adverse reactions from this medication. Artificially sweetened liquid cold medicine can contain phenylalanine. If you suffer from phenylketonuria (PKU), be sure to check the label of your medication to determine whether it contains phenylalanine.

How to take Allergy drops?

Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using larger than smaller quantities or for longer than suggested. The typical cold medicine is taken only for a brief time until the symptoms subside.

Do not give this medicine to a child who is less than four years old. Always consult a physician prior to giving a cold or cough medicine to children. Death can occur because of the misuse of cold or cough medicine by very young children. Antihistamines should not be used as medications to make children tired. Do not chew, crush, break, crack, or open an extended-release capsule or tablet. Take it in whole. The pill can be broken or opened. could cause too much of the drug to release simultaneously.

The tablet chewable is to be chewed prior to taking it in. Measure the liquid medicine using a spoon that is specifically designed for measuring doses or a medicine cup, not an ordinary table spoon. If you do not own an instrument for measuring doses, ask your pharmacist to get one. Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve after seven days of medication or if you suffer from a fever, headache, cough, or itchy skin.

This medication could cause unorthodox results when it comes to allergic tests on the skin. Be sure to inform any doctor treating patients with antihistamines. If you require surgery, inform the doctor ahead of time in the event that you've taken a cold medicine within the last few days. Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Because cold medicine is administered when needed, you may not be following a dose schedule. If you take the medication on a regular basis, you should take the missed dose immediately when you remember. Do not take your missed dose if you are nearing the time for the next dose. Don't take any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

The medication could affect your reactions or thinking. Be cautious if you drive or do any other activity that requires you to stay vigilant. Drinking alcohol can intensify certain adverse effects of chlorpheniramine as well as phenylephrine. Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any other allergy, cold, or sleep medication. Dallergy drops are included in a variety of combination medications. When you combine certain products, it can result in excessive amounts of a specific medicine. Look at the label to determine whether a medication contains an antihistamine or a decongestant.

Interaction with other drugs

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking Dallergy Drops in the event that you are taking other medications that include prescription or over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain medicines may cause undesirable or even dangerous reactions when taken together. Some interactions may not be mentioned in this medication guide.

If you take this medicine in conjunction with other medicines that make you sleepy or cause breathing problems, it can increase the severity of these effects. Talk to your doctor prior to taking allergy medication. Drops along with a sleeping medication, a narcotic pain medication, a muscle relaxer, or any other medication that treats depression, anxiety, and depressive symptoms as well as seizures