Chlorcyclizine

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Chlorcyclizine
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

Chlorcyclizine is a antihistamine that is FDA approved for the treatment of hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies. Common adverse reactions include excitability, drowsiness.

Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

Indications

Directions

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage.
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Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Chlorcyclizine in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Chlorcyclizine in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

Directions

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage.
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Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Chlorcyclizine in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Chlorcyclizine in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

There is limited information regarding Chlorcyclizine Contraindications in the drug label.

Warnings

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage.
  • Do not take this product unless directed by a doctor if you have
a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
glaucoma
difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
  • Ask a doctor before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers
  • When using this product
excitability may occur, especially in children
may cause drowsiness
alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness effect
  • Use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.
  • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • In case of accidental overdose, seek professional help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

Postmarketing Experience

There is limited information regarding Postmarketing Experience of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

Drug Interactions

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA):

  • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.


Pregnancy Category (AUS):

  • Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) Pregnancy Category

There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Chlorcyclizine in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

There is no FDA guidance on use of Chlorcyclizine during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

  • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Pediatric Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine with respect to pediatric patients.

Geriatic Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine with respect to geriatric patients.

Gender

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chlorcyclizine in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

There is no FDA guidance one the use of Chlorcyclizine in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

  • Oral

Monitoring

There is limited information regarding Monitoring of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

IV Compatibility

There is limited information regarding IV Compatibility of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

Overdosage

There is limited information regarding Overdose of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

Pharmacology

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Chlorcyclizine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-[(4-chlorophenyl)(phenyl)methyl]-4-methylpiperazine
Identifiers
CAS number 82-93-9
ATC code R06AE04
PubChem 2710
Chemical data
Formula C18H21ClN2 
Mol. mass 300.826 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability ?
Metabolism ?
Half life ?
Excretion ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status

Prescription only

Routes Oral

Mechanism of Action

There is limited information regarding Chlorcyclizine Mechanism of Action in the drug label.

Structure

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (IN EACH IMMEDIATE-RELEASE TABLET)
  • Chlorcyclizine HCl 25 mg
INACTIVE INGREDIENTS
  • Lake Blend Green, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Sodium Starch Glycolate

Pharmacodynamics

There is limited information regarding Pharmacodynamics of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

There is limited information regarding Pharmacokinetics of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

There is limited information regarding Nonclinical Toxicology of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

There is limited information regarding Clinical Studies of Chlorcyclizine in the drug label.

How Supplied

There is limited information regarding Chlorcyclizine How Supplied in the drug label.

Storage

There is limited information regarding Chlorcyclizine Storage in the drug label.

Images

Drug Images

Package and Label Display Panel

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 30 TABLET CARTON

NDC 58407-025-30

AHIST™

Antihistamine

Each tablet contains:

Chlorcyclizine HCl 25 mg

MAGNA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Louisville, KY 40299

30 Tablets

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Ingredients and Appearance

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Patient Counseling Information

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

Call 1-888-206-5525

www.magnaweb.com

Precautions with Alcohol

  • Alcohol-Chlorcyclizine interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

Look-Alike Drug Names

There is limited information regarding Chlorcyclizine Look-Alike Drug Names in the drug label.

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.

  1. "Chlorcyclizine hydrochloride".