USL Pharmaceuticals | Brompheniramine (Medication)


Brompheniramine is in a class of medications called antihistamines. It works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms. Brompheniramine relieves red, irritated, itchy, watery eyes; sneezing; and runny nose caused by allergies, hay fever, and the common cold. Brompheniramine helps control symptoms, but does not treat the cause of the symptoms or speed recovery. Brompheniramine should not be used to cause sleepiness in children. ...

Side Effect:

The most frequent adverse reactions to this product are:drowsiness, sedation, dry mouth, dry throat, blurred vision, and increased heart rate.

Other aside effects may include:urticaria, drug rash, photosensitivity, pruritus; hypotension, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias; disturbed coordination, tremor, irritability, insomnia, visual disturbances, weakness, nervousness, convulsions, headache, euphoria and dysphoria; urinary frequency, difficult urination; epigastric discomfort, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation; tightness of chest and wheezing, shortness of breath; hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis. ...


Prior to using this medication tell your doctor if you have severe constipation, a blockage in your stomach or intestines, or if you are unable to urinate.

Inform your doctor if you have untreated or uncontrolled diseases such as glaucoma, asthma or COPD, heart disease, or a thyroid disorder.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take brompheniramine if you have:a blockage in your digestive tract (stomach or intestines), a colostomy or ileostomy; liver or kidney disease; cough with mucus, or cough caused by smoking, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis; enlarged prostate or urination problems; or if you take potassium. ...