Chlorpheniramine Maleate Dosage

allergy medication, over the counter

Chlorpheniramine maleate is a common allergy medication.  This first generation antihistamine is use to treat allergy symptoms and the dosage varies by age.

Adult Dosagechlorpheniramine-maleate-dosage

The adult dose is the same for children 12 and older.   Take one 4mg tablet every 4 to 6 hours as needed.  Take no more than six 4mg tablets a day (maximum 24mg in a 24 hour period).


Child Dosage

Children 6 to 12 years old.  Take 2mg every four to six hours.  No more than 12mg in 24 hours.

Read the Label

Play close attention to the label to determine the amount of medication in the product you have.  Always follow the directions on the label and contact your pharmacist or doctor if you have any questions.

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