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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Dexmedetomidine, the pharmacologically active disomer of medetomidine is a highly specific and selective [alpha]2 adrenoceptor agonist with [alpha]2: [alpha]1 binding selectivity ratio of 1620:1 as compared to 220:1 for clonidine, thus decreasing the unwanted side effects of [alpha]1 receptors.