Molecule name:

Chlorpheniramine maleate

Drug description:

It is an antihistamine with sedative properties.


Novo-pheniram is used to control itching and as a light sedative in small animals.


Do not use, unless otherwise advised by your veterinarian, if your pet suffers from glaucoma, hypertrophy of the prostate, a bladder obstruction, hyperthyroidism, an obstruction of the upper digestive system, chronic obstructive lung disease, heart disease, hypertension or an allergy to antihistamines.

Side effects:

Drowsiness, lethargy, diarrhea, vomiting, a drop in appetite, urinary retention or dry mouth may be observed. It may also cause unusual excitement in cats. If your animal presents serious adverse side effects, which worsen or persist, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Recommended monitoring:

It is important to observe weather the condition of your pet improves and if he presents side effects.

Interactions with other medication:

Do not use chlorpheniramine maleate, unless otherwise advised by a veterinarian, if your pet is taking anticoagulants, another medication that depresses the central nervous system or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor.


Keep at room temperature. Excess heat or cold are to be avoided.


Do not crush the medication before administration and do not allow the animal to chew it. Respect the expiration date of the product because an expired product may be less effective or potentially dangerous for the health of your pet. *Keep out of the reach of children and animals.*