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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 25523-97-1
ATC code R06AB02
PubChem 33036
DrugBank DB01114
ChemSpider 30576
Chemical data
Formula C16H19ClN2 
Mol. mass 274.788 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Oral

Dexchlorpheniramine (Polaramine) 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 chlorpheniramine and seems to possess no advantage over the more common parent drug.

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