chlorpheniramine

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chlorpheniramine

 [klor″fen-ir´ah-mēn]
an antihistamine with sedative and anticholinergic effects; used orally or by injection as the maleate salt in the treatment of nasal, eye, and skin manifestations of allergic reactions, including allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and itching, and orally as the maleate or tannate salt or polistirex complex as an ingredient in various cough and cold preparations.

chlorpheniramine

/chlor·phen·ir·amine/ (klor″fen-ir´ah-mēn) an antihistamine with sedative and anticholinergic effects; used as c. maleate, c. polistirex, and c. tannate.

chlorpheniramine

A first-generation alkylamine-type antihistamine (histamine H1 receptor antagonist) used to manage allergic rhinitis and urticaria. It is typically combined with decongestant in various proprietary formulations—e.g., Allerest, Contac, Tylenol Cold/Allergy.

chlorpheniramine

An antihistamine. See Allergy.

chlorpheniramine

Chlorphenamine, an antihistamine drug used for the symptomatic relief of allergic disorders such as hay fever and urticaria. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Piriton, and, with ephedrine, Haymine and Galpseud Plus.

chlorpheniramine

a histamine H1-receptor antagonist, used as the maleate salt in the treatment of hypersensitivity reactions and as an antipruritic.