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

In the US, Dexchlorpheniramine (dexchlorpheniramine systemic) is a member of the drug class antihistamines and is used to treat Allergic Reactions and Allergic Rhinitis.

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 Name

2-Pyridinepropanamine, t-(4-chlorophenyl)-N,N-dimetyl-, (S)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Afeme
    Cetus, Argentina
  • Allergamine
    Pharmaderm, Tunisia
  • Broxolgrip (Dexchlorpheniramine and Paracetamol)
    Galeno, Venezuela
  • Celestamine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Tunisia
  • Denir
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Dexchlorpheniramine Ying Yuan
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • DPM
    Biosciences, India
  • Polaramine
    Scherring, Egypt
  • A-ferin forte (Dexchlorpheniramine and Paracetamol)
    Bilim, Georgia; Hüsnü Arsan, Turkey
  • Ala-Hist PE (Dexchlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine)
    Poly Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Alegi (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Alegrip
    New Pharma, Venezuela
  • Alerdex (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Alivet (Dexchlorpheniramine and Paracetamol)
    Leti, Venezuela
  • Allermin
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Allersan (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Europharm, Hong Kong
  • Angrip Noche (Dexchlorpheniramine and Paracetamol)
    Giempi, Venezuela
  • Antiflu-Des Jr (Dexchlorpheniramine and Paracetamol, + Amantadine)
    Chinoin, Mexico
  • Axcel Dexchlorpheniramine
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Axcel Dexchlorpheniramine Forte
    Kotra Pharma, Vietnam
  • Bechlomin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Beclomin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Benylin Cold and Sinus Night (Dexchlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine, + Paracetamol)
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Benylin Cold and Sinus Plus (Dexchlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine, + Paracetamol)
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Benylin for Children All-in-One Cold & Fever (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Pseudoephedrine, + Paracetamol (pediatric))
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Betaselemin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Bronchistal (Dexchlorpheniramine and Ammonium Chloride)
    Kahira, Oman
  • Cam (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Celesemine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Celestamine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Essex, Philippines; Mantecorp, Brazil; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; MSD, Japan; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Venezuela; Schering-Plough, South Africa
  • Célestamine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    MSD France, France
  • Celestamine Pediatrico (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone (pediatric))
    Schering-Plough, Argentina
  • Celestana (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Celestik (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Pyridam Farma, Indonesia
  • Clofexan (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Laboratorio Bago, Chile
  • Cobefen (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Colergis (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Corsamyl (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan)
    Corsa Industries, Indonesia
  • Cortamine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Delamin
    Standard, Taiwan
  • Demazin Day/Night Relief (Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Schering-Plough, New Zealand
  • Deucoaler (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Productos Farmaceuticos Medipharm, Chile
  • Dex Antihist
    Pharmaniaga, Hong Kong
  • Dexchloramine
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Dex-Chlorpheniramine
    Golden Horse, Taiwan
  • Dexchlorpheniramine Chin Tien
    Chin Tien, Taiwan
  • Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate Wockhardt
    Wockhardt, United States
  • Dexclor
    Cristalia, Brazil
  • Dexclorfeniramina
    Billi Farmacêutica, Brazil
  • Dex-CTM
    Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Dexferin
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Dexmine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Grupo Cimed, Brazil
  • Dextaco (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Berlico Mulia Farma, Indonesia
  • Dextafen (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Otto Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Dextamine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Phapros, Indonesia
  • Dextro Osoth (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Terpin)
    Osoth Inter Lab, Thailand
  • Dextrosone (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Quality Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Domesone (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Yarindo Farmatama, Indonesia
  • Emperacin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Flumed (Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Riyadh Pharma, Oman
  • Gratamin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Gracia Pharmindo, Indonesia
  • Histablock (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Histacort (Dexchlorpheniramine and Prednisolone)
    BioFemme, Philippines
  • Histadex (Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Vitamed, Israel
  • Histaklor
    Graha, Indonesia
  • Histamin
    Neo Quimica, Brazil
  • Horamine
    Hovid, Georgia
  • Icolid CPM (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Guaifenesin)
    Greater Pharma, Thailand
  • Icolid Plus (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Paracetamol (pediatric))
    Greater Pharma, Thailand
  • Jip Expectorant (Dexchlorpheniramine and Ammonium)
    Community Pharm PCL, Thailand
  • Kenya-I (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Terpin)
    Kenyaku, Thailand
  • Koumin
    Shinlin Sinseng, Taiwan
  • Linctol (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Ephedrine (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Locko (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Paracetamol)
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Lorson (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    IPI - Indonesian Pharmaceutical Industries, Indonesia
  • Losmanin
    Kleva, Greece
  • Maleato de Dexclorfeniramina
    Cristalia, Brazil
  • MCXY Cold (Dexchlorpheniramine and Paracetamol, + Phenylephrine)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Meclovel (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Nilacelin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Nicholas Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Ocuson (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Paedicof (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan, + Pseudoephedrine)
    Sunward Pharmaceutical, Singapore
  • Plexus (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Laboratorios Recalcine, Chile
  • Polacel (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Medikon, Indonesia
  • Polaramin
    Bayer AB, Norway; MSD Italia, Italy
  • Polaramine
    Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer Santé, France; Mantecorp, Brazil; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; MSD, Netherlands; MSD France, France; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Taiwan
  • Polaramine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine, + Guaifenesin)
    Bayer, Hong Kong
  • Polaramine Topico (Dexchlorpheniramine and Allantoin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Polarax
    Sunward Pharmaceutical, Singapore
  • Polarine (Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Sunward Pharmaceutical, Singapore
  • Pritacort (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Molex Ayus, Indonesia
  • Proxona (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Puradesmin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Rescon (Dexchlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Capellon, United States
  • Rescon-Jr. (Dexchlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine (pediatric))
    Capellon, United States
  • Rhiniramine
    DHA, Singapore
  • Rhiniramine SR
    DHA, Hong Kong; DHA, Singapore
  • Saccortin (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Soldextam (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Solas, Indonesia
  • Somin Dexchlorpheniramine
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Sumin
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Tomin
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Trodex (Dexchlorpheniramine and Dexamethasone)
    Tropica, Indonesia
  • Zestam (Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone)
    Kalbe, Indonesia


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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