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Alervil (Pheniramine Maleate)
Therapeutic Group: Anti Histamine
Presentation
Alervil

Alervil Syrup : Each 5 ml syrup contains Pheniramine Maleate BP 15 mg.

Descriptions
Alervil is suitable for the treatment of hypersensitivity reactions and pruritus of varying origin.
Indications
In different allergic conditions (hypersensitivity reactions) such as:

* Seasonal and perennial rhinitis;

* Hay fever (pollinosis) with attacks of sneezing, itching, running of the nose;

*Conjunctivitis;

* Different skin allergies like; dermatitis, eczema, urticaria, angioedema;

* Pruritus of various etiology;

* Vasomotor rhinitis;

* Vertigo.
Dosage & Administration
Alervil syrup is particularly suitable for children.
Children aged 1-3 years should receive half a measuring spoonful 2 or 3 times daily.
Children aged 4-12 years: 1 measuring spoonful 2 or 3 times daily.
Adults and young people: 1-2 measuring spoonful of syrup 2 or 3 times a day after meals.
A daily dose of 3mg/kg body weight must not be exceeded.
Side Effects
Occasionally there may be drowsiness, gastrointestinal complaints, dryness of mouth, palpitation, urinary retention or hypersensitivity reactions. In isolated cases, higher doses may produce hallucinations, restlessness or confusion; in small children, agitation. In patients with narrow angle-glaucoma a rise in intraocular pressure is possible, which makes opthalmologic control necessary. Even if used according to prescription, these preparations may reduce alertness to such an extent that the ability to cope with street traffic or operate machinery is impaired.
Precautions
During pregnancy and lactation, pheniramine should be used only if strictly indicated,
and after considering the benefit/risk ratio for mother and child.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to pheniramine. Prostatic hypertrophy with residual urine formation.
Drug Interaction
The effect of drugs which act on the central nervous system (e.g. tranquilizers, sedatives, neuroleptic agents and MAO inhibitors) and of alcohol may be potentiated.
Commercial Packaging
Alervil syrup : Each glass bottle contains 75 ml syrup.
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