dexchlorpheniramine

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dexchlorpheniramine

 [deks″klor-fen-ir´ah-mēn]
the dextrorotatory isomer of chlorpheniramine, 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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