caramiphen

caramiphen

 [kah-ram´ĭ-fen]
an anticholinergic agent with actions similar to but weaker than those of atropine; the edisylate ester is administered orally as an antitussive and the hydrochloride ester is administered orally in treatment of parkinson's disease.
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