In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiallergic agent

Histamine H₁-receptor antagonist (H₁-antihistaminic)

Chemical Name

1,2-Ethanediamine, N-[(4-methoxyphenyl)methyl]-N',N'-dimethyl-N-2-pyridinyl-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Allermed
    Medivet, Kenya
  • Anergol Nasal (Mepyramine and Naphazoline)
    Carrion, Peru
  • Cedeina (Mepyramine and Codeine)
    Cipa, Peru
  • Drynisan (Mepyramine and Naphazoline)
    Fecofar, Argentina
  • Anthisan
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Sanofi-Aventis, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Ireland; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Winthrop, South Africa
  • Boots Bite & Sting Relief
    Boots, United Kingdom
  • Histavet P (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Histodor (Mepyramine and Diphenhydramine)
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Kato-Nasal Spray (Mepyramine and Phenylephrin)
    SciencePharma, Poland
  • Mepyraderm
    Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Mepyramin SAD
    Amgros, Denmark
  • Mepyramine Maleate-Fresenius
    Bodene, South Africa
  • Mepyrimal
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Nafazol-A (Mepyramine and Naphazoline)
    Acromax, Honduras; Acromax, El Salvador; Acromax Dominicana, Dominican Republic
  • Pyrilamine Maleate (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Tussichem (Mepyramine and Dextromethorphan)
    Magnachem, Dominican Republic; Magnachem, Haiti
  • Wasp-Eze (Mepyramine and Benzocaine)
    Seton, Malta
  • Fluidasa
    Teofarma, Spain

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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