What is Chlorpheniramine-phenylephrine?

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Chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine is a combination product used for the temporary relief of upper respiratory conditions such as nasal congestion, runny nose, and sneezing due to the common cold, hay fever, or allergic or vasomotor rhinitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Allergies 6 7
General health 1 0
Perennial allergy 1 1
Rhinitis (nasal inflammation) 1 3
Runny nose (rhinorrhea) 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chlorpheniramine-phenylephrine

Side effect Patients
Sleepiness 2

Why patients stopped taking Chlorpheniramine-phenylephrine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Chlorpheniramine-phenylephrine

Duration

Stopped taking Chlorpheniramine-phenylephrine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 7
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Chlorpheniramine-phenylephrine

Sep 22, 2009 (Started Sep 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for seasonal allergy symptoms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg-10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

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