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Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg/Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg/Acetaminophen 650 mg Slow Release Capsules 0

Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg/Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg/Acetaminophen 650 mg Slow Release Capsules are a compounded formulation, designed with Methocel E4M, a controlled-release polymer. This formulation ensures a gradual release of the active ingredients over an extended period, providing sustained therapeutic effects and improved patient compliance. It is primarily used to alleviate symptoms associated with Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Common Cold, Hay Fever, and Bronchitis.

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Bayview Pharmacy's Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg/Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg/Acetaminophen 650 mg Slow Release Capsules 0 is a compounded formulation designed to treat symptoms associated with allergies, colds, and flu. This combination medication provides relief from symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and nasal congestion. It also aids in reducing fever and alleviating pain linked to colds and flu.

The capsules are formulated with Methocel E4M, a type of controlled-release polymer. This design allows for a gradual release of the encapsulated medication or active ingredient over an extended period of time. This slow-release mechanism offers sustained therapeutic effects, reducing the need for frequent dosing and improving patient compliance, particularly for medications requiring a controlled and prolonged release profile.

This formulation is an effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including allergies, colds, and flu. However, it is crucial to understand that this medication should not be used to treat any other medical conditions without the advice of a healthcare provider. Always follow the directions on the label and take the medication as prescribed by your healthcare provider.

If you have any questions about Bayview Pharmacy's Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg/Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg/Acetaminophen 650 mg Slow Release Capsules 0, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Our team of experienced compounding pharmacists is here to assist you in finding the most suitable treatment for your condition.

Drug Interactions

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Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg/Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg/Acetaminophen 650 mg Slow Release Capsules 0 is a compounded formulation designed for the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergies and the common cold. This includes symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, sore throat, cough, and fever. The formulation is encapsulated in Methocel E4M, a controlled-release polymer, which allows for the gradual release of the active ingredients over an extended period of time. This provides sustained therapeutic effects, reduces the frequency of dosing, and improves patient compliance for medications requiring a controlled and prolonged release profile.

Acetaminophen, one of the active ingredients, is an analgesic and antipyretic, providing relief from pain and fever. However, this formulation may interact with other medications, including those used to treat depression, anxiety, mental health conditions, high blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes. It is important for patients to inform their healthcare provider of all medications they are currently taking, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Patients should not take this formulation if they are allergic to any of the ingredients, or if they have narrow-angle glaucoma, difficulty urinating due to an enlarged prostate, or if they are taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is also not recommended for patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Caution should be exercised if patients have a history of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, glaucoma, thyroid disease, seizures, asthma, or liver or kidney disease.

It is crucial not to exceed the recommended dose of this formulation. Overdose can lead to serious side effects, including seizures, coma, and death. If you have any questions about this formulation or its interactions, please consult with your healthcare provider.

How Does it Work

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Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg/Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg/Acetaminophen 650 mg Slow Release Capsules is a compounded formulation designed to alleviate symptoms associated with the common cold, allergies, and other respiratory conditions. This combination medication works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that triggers allergic symptoms. It also reduces swelling in the nasal passages, alleviates congestion, and minimizes the production of mucus. The inclusion of Acetaminophen in the formulation aids in reducing fever and pain.

The capsules are formulated with Methocel E4M, a type of controlled-release polymer. This design allows for a gradual and extended release of the encapsulated medication, providing a sustained therapeutic effect. This slow release mechanism offers a more consistent level of relief, reduces the frequency of dosing, and improves patient compliance, particularly for medications requiring a controlled and prolonged release profile.

However, this formulation is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. It should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or thyroid disease. Additionally, caution is advised for patients who are currently taking other medications, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

If you have any questions about this formulation or its mechanism of action, please do not hesitate to reach out. It is important to find the most suitable treatment for your condition, and we are here to assist you in that process.

Other Uses

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This compounded formulation of Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg, Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg, and Acetaminophen 650 mg in slow-release capsules is designed to provide sustained therapeutic effects over an extended period of time. The capsules are formulated with Methocel E4M, a type of controlled-release polymer, which allows for a gradual release of the encapsulated medication or active ingredient. This results in reduced dosing frequency and improved patient compliance, particularly beneficial for medications requiring a controlled and prolonged release profile.

The formulation can be used to treat a variety of conditions. It is effective in managing allergic reactions, hives, itching, and other skin irritations. It can also be used to reduce fever and provide relief from minor aches and pains. The formulation is beneficial in treating symptoms of the flu, such as sore throat, runny nose, and headache. It is also effective in managing symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing, watery eyes, and nasal congestion. Additionally, this formulation can be used to alleviate sinus pressure and congestion.

If you have any questions about the use of this formulation for any of these conditions, please do not hesitate to reach out for further information. It is always important to use medications as directed by a healthcare professional.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the composition of these slow-release capsules?

The capsules are compounded with Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg, Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg, and Acetaminophen 650 mg. These active ingredients are encapsulated in a controlled-release polymer called Methocel E4M.

What is the purpose of Methocel E4M in the formulation?

Methocel E4M is a type of controlled-release polymer. It is designed to release the encapsulated medication gradually over an extended period of time. This offers sustained therapeutic effects, reduced dosing frequency, and improved patient compliance for medications requiring a controlled and prolonged release profile.

How does the slow-release mechanism work?

The slow-release mechanism works by gradually releasing the active ingredients over an extended period of time. This is achieved through the use of Methocel E4M, a controlled-release polymer that encapsulates the medication.

What are the benefits of slow-release capsules?

Slow-release capsules offer several benefits. They provide sustained therapeutic effects, reduce the frequency of dosing, and improve patient compliance, especially for medications that require a controlled and prolonged release profile.

What is the dosage of these slow-release capsules?

The dosage of these capsules is Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg, Pseudoephedrine HCl 60 mg, and Acetaminophen 650 mg. The exact dosage will depend on the patient's condition and their doctor's prescription.

What conditions are these capsules used to treat?

These capsules are typically used to treat conditions that require the active ingredients Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Pseudoephedrine HCl, and Acetaminophen. These may include allergies, cold symptoms, and pain or fever respectively. Always consult your healthcare provider for specific treatment information.

Are there any side effects associated with these capsules?

As with any medication, these capsules may have side effects. These can vary from person to person and may include drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, or upset stomach. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your healthcare provider immediately.

How should these capsules be stored?

These capsules should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Can these capsules be taken with other medications?

Before starting any new medication, it's important to discuss with your healthcare provider. Some medications may interact with the active ingredients in these capsules, altering their effectiveness or increasing the risk of side effects.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

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Formulas and/or material listed are not to be interpreted as a promise, guarantee or claim of therapeutic efficacy or safety. The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs.

No compounded medications are reviewed by the FDA for safety or efficacy.
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