Oxomemazine/guaifenesin

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Oxomemazine/guaifenesin
Oxomemazine and guaifenesin.svg
Combination of
OxomemazineH1 receptor antagonist
(antihistamine)
Guaifenesinexpectorant
Clinical data
Trade namesToplexil and others
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
  • none

Oxomemazine/guaifenesin is a sedative antihistamine plus expectorant.[1][2] It is a combination of oxomemazine and guaifenesin.

It is sold under a variety of brand names including Toplexil by Aventis. It is sold over the counter in France, Egypt, Algeria, South Korea and the UAE[citation needed]. The oxomemazine ingredient (antihistamine) is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), either for over the counter or prescription use. French travelers use it as a sleeping aid for long flights.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxomemazine, drugs.com
  2. ^ Toplexil, drugs.com