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Dexbrompheniramine

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

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

R06AB06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000132-21-8

Chemical Formula

C16-H19-Br-N2

Molecular Weight

319

Therapeutic Categories

Antiallergic agent

Histamine H₁-receptor antagonist (H₁-antihistaminic)

Chemical Names

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

(S)-γ-(4-Bromophenyl)-N,N-dimetyl-2-pyridinepropanamine

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

(+)-2-[p-Bromo-α-[2-(dimetylamino)etyl]benzyl]pyridine

(+)-parabromdylamine

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

D(+)-3-(p-Bromophenyl)-3-(2-pyridyl)propyldimetylamine

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

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
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

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