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In the US, Dexbrompheniramine (dexbrompheniramine systemic) is a member of the drug class antihistamines and is used to treat Allergies.

US matches:



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 Names

(R)-3-(4-Bromophenyl)-3-(2-pyridyl)propyldimetylamine (BAN)


(+)-(3-p-bromophenyl-3-pyrid-2'-ylpropyl)dimetylamine (WHO)



2-Pyridinepropanamine, γ-(4-bromophenyl)-N,N-dimetyl-, (S)-


Foreign Names

  • Dexbrompheniraminum (Latin)
  • Dexbrompheniramin (German)
  • Dexbromphéniramine (French)
  • Dexbromfeniramina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Ala-Hist IR
    Poly Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Disofrol (Dexbrompheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Disophrol (Dexbrompheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Schering-Plough, Oman
  • Drixoral (Dexbrompheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Schering-Plough, Indonesia
  • Drixoral Cold & Sinus (Dexbrompheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Schering-Plough, Canada


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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