dexbrompheniramine

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dexbrompheniramine

 [deks″brōm-fen-ir´ah-mēn]
the dextrorotatory isomer of brompheniramine, having similar actions and uses as an antihistamine, but having approximately twice the activity by weight; used in the form of the maleate salt.
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Many of the drugs are cough and cold preparations that include pheniramine maleate and dexbrompheniramine maleate, or single-ingredient narcotics such as codeine phosphate and oxycodone HCl.