Dexbrompheniramine

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Dexbrompheniramine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(4-bromophenyl)- N,N-dimethyl- 3-pyridin-2-yl-propan-1-amine
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Multum Consumer Information
Pregnancy
category
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Legal status
Pharmacokinetic data
Biological half-life 25 hours
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number 132-21-8 YesY
ATC code R06AB06
PubChem CID: 16960
IUPHAR/BPS 7588
DrugBank DB00405 YesY
ChemSpider 16068 YesY
UNII 75T64B71RP YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:59269 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1201287 N
Chemical data
Formula C16H19BrN2
Molecular mass 319.24 g/mol
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Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties[1] used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria. It is the pharmacologically active dextrorotatory isomer of brompheniramine. It was formerly marketed in combination with pseudoephedrine under the name Drixoral in the US and Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Löfkvist, T. (1978). "A comparative evaluation of oral decongestants in the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis". The Journal of international medical research 6 (1): 56–60. PMID 627306.