brompheniramine maleate


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brompheniramine maleate

[brom′fənir′əmin]
an antihistamine.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of allergic reactions, including rhinitis, skin reactions, and itching.
contraindications Asthma or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is not given to newborns, lactating mothers, or other people for whom anticholinergic medications are contraindicated.
adverse effects Drowsiness, skin rash, hypersensitivity reactions, dry mouth, and tachycardia commonly occur.

brompheniramine maleate

(brōm″fĕn-ĭr′ă-mēn)
An antihistamine. Its primary side effect is sedation.

brompheniramine maleate (brom´fənē´rəmēn´ mā´lēāt),

n brand names: Bromphen, Dehist, Veltane;
drug class: antihistamine, H1-receptor antagonist;
action: acts on blood vessels and gastrointestinal and respiratory systems by competing with histamine for H1-receptor sites;
uses: treatment of allergy symptoms, rhinitis.
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