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brompheniramine (generic name)

Bidhist (brand name)

(brome fen IR a meen): An antihistamine - It is used to treat the symptoms of seasonal and year-round allergies
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Brompheniramine Maleate Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

BROMPHENIRAMINE (brome fen IR a meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat the symptoms of seasonal and year-round allergies. It is also used to treat a runny nose from a cold.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take with food or milk. Do not crush or chew. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 6 years old for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Patients over 60 years old may have a stronger reaction and need a smaller dose.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
  • MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

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Last Updated

March 18, 2009

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