bromodiphenhydramine

bromodiphenhydramine

 [bro″mo-di″fen-hi´drah-mēn]
a sedating antihistamine used in the form of the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of nasal, eye, and skin manifestations of allergic reactions, including allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and itching, and as an ingredient in some cough and cold preparations, administered orally.
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