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Dexbrompheniramine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(4-bromophenyl)- N,N-dimethyl- 3-pyridin-2-yl-propan-1-amine
Identifiers
CAS number 132-21-8
ATC code R06AB06
PubChem 16960
DrugBank APRD00770
Chemical data
Formula C16H19BrN2 
Mol. mass 319.24 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Half life 25 hours
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status OTC (US) OTC(Canada)
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Dexbrompheniramine (Drixoral) is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria. It is the pharmacologically active dextrorotatory isomer of brompheniramine. It is marketed under the name Drixoral in the US and Canada, which is a combination of dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine.

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