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Doxylamine

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

In the US, Doxylamine (doxylamine systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Allergic Rhinitis, Allergies, Conjunctivitis - Allergic, Insomnia, Nasal Congestion, Rhinorrhea and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

R06AA09

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000469-21-6

Chemical Formula

C17-H22-N2-O

Molecular Weight

270

Therapeutic Categories

Sedative agent

Histamine H₁-receptor antagonist (H₁-antihistaminic)

Chemical Name

Etanamine, N,N-dimetyl-2-[1-phenyl-1-(2-pyridinyl)etoxy]-

Foreign Names

  • Doxylaminum (Latin)
  • Doxylamin (German)
  • Doxylamine (French)
  • Doxilmina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

Glossary

TermDefinition
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)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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