pheniramine

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pheniramine

 [fĕ-nir´ah-min]
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Our objective in this study was to determine effect of pheniramine maleate with smoking history on the occurrence of fentanyl-induced cough.
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Prior to surgery, the animal was given Pheniramine maleate (a) 1ml i/m to protect against effects of histamine released from tumor.