Brotapp (Pseudoephedrine / Brompheniramine) is a combination medicine that relieves allergy and cold symptoms. Brompheniramine (an antihistamine) treats runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes or skin. Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) clears your sinuses.
Allegra D (Pseudoephedrine / Fexofenadine) is a combination medicine that relieves allergy symptoms. Fexofenadine (an antihistamine) prevents allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, and itching. Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) clears your sinuses.
› Available without a prescription in the drugstore.
› It has two medications that work in different ways to help relieve nasal symptoms.
› The antihistamine (fexofenadine) is useful for relieving itchy eyes, runny nose, or constant sneezing.
› The decongestant (pseudoephedrine) is very good at relieving congestion.
Downsides and risks
› If you don't need both of the medications in this combination, you'd be taking extra medicine and can have extra side effects for no reason.
› Pseudoephedrine (the decongestant) can make your heart race or make you feel anxious and restless.
› Brompheniramine (the antihistamine) can make you dizzy and drowsy. It could increase the risk of falls for elderly people.
› The two ingredients in this medication can make you either really tired or keep you wide awake. See how it affects you before doing anything important.
› Has more side effects than Allegra since it has pseudoephedrine in it.
› The antihistamine (fexofenadine) can cause dizziness, drowsiness, dry eyes/mouth, and constipation.
› The decongestant (pseudoephedrine) can make your blood pressure higher and can make it harder to sleep.
› You must show a photo ID to buy this from behind the pharmacy counter. There's a maximum limit on how much you can buy in the pharmacy at a time.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
› Brompheniramine (the antihistamine ingredient in Brotapp (Pseudoephedrine / Brompheniramine)) can make you sleepy, so avoid activities that require you to be fully alert until you know how it affects you.
› While taking this, avoid alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
› Pseudoephedrine (the decongestant ingredient) can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
› Can cause an irregular or fast heartbeat, and can raise your blood pressure.
› Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than recommended on the package.
› You need to show an ID to buy Brotapp (Pseudoephedrine / Brompheniramine) in the drugstore because it contains pseudoephedrine.
› It works best if you have nasal congestion and a runny nose.
› Take on an empty stomach, 1 hour before eating or 2 hours after eating.
› Shouldn't be used in kids younger than 12 years old.
› Avoid taking it close to bedtime to prevent trouble sleeping.
› Can cause dizziness, headache, or a fast heartbeat.
› Talk to your doctor if you have high blood pressure or kidney problems before using it.
› If symptoms get worse or you need to use it for more than a few weeks, talk with your doctor.