Chlorpheniramine maleate is an antihistamine OTC product that helps relieve or prevent allergy symptoms. Your veterinarian may use this medication to prevent itching in dogs and cats. Chlorpheniramine Maleate can also be helpful for managing cats that excessively groom themselves.
Pet weight Dosage Dogs/Puppies: All weights 1/2 – 2 tablets every 8-12 hours Cats/Kittens: All weights 1/4 – 1/2 tablet every 8-12 hours Keep out of reach children
Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antihistamine that's used to manage allergies and atopy.
Helps manage allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itchy eyes, itchy throat and a runny nose. Best of all, this medication can even start working within an hour of administration. Customers may receive this drug under the names Chlor-tabs, Chlor-Trimeton.
Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine, used to treat allergic skin disease in dogs. Although it is a human drug and not labelled for use in pets, it is often used in dogs and other animal species to provide relief from the effects of allergies.
While it is not effective for every dog, it can help alleviate clinical signs of itching and skin inflammation in some canines.
What is Chlorpheniramine?
Chlorpheniramine is a first-generation antihistamine that was developed for human use in 1948. Over seventy years later, it is still available as an over-the-counter medication to treat seasonal allergies in humans.
Chlorpheniramine is an oral medication indicated to manage allergies and atopy (itchy inflammation of the skin).
Possible Side Effects
Possible side effects may include drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea and lack of appetite. Dry mouth and urinary retention may also occur.
This OTC is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for its for use in dogs and cats.