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Related to Avil: Pheniramine maleate
an antihistamine with sedative properties, used as the maleate salt in the treatment of allergic disorders, including rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and pruritic skin disorders; administered orally, intranasally, or topically to the conjunctiva. It is also used as an ingredient in cough and cold preparations, administered orally.
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