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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.

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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

  • Adwisomn
    Adwia, Egypt
  • Cafamol (Doxylamine and Paracetamol, + Caffeine)
    Amriya, Egypt
  • Cafamol Extra (Doxylamine and Pseudoephedrine, + Paracetamol, + Caffeine)
    Amriya, Egypt
  • Donormyl
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Egypt
  • Dormidina
    Bial Portela, Portugal
  • Nausefe (Doxylamine and Dicycloverine, + Pyridoxine)
    Inibsa, Portugal
  • Pentaflu (Doxylamine and Dextromethorphan, + Paracetamol)
    Penta Pharma, Egypt
  • Vicks Medinait (Doxylamine and Dextromethorphan, + Paracetamol)
    Procter & Gamble, Italy
  • A-H (Doxylamine and Chlorobutanol (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • A-H (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Asic (Doxylamine and Dicyclomine)
    Pharm Ent, South Africa
  • Bendol (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Cariban (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Inibsa, Spain
  • Dalmacol (Doxylamine and Etafedine, + Sodium Citrate, + Hydrocodone)
    Laboratoire Riva, Canada
  • Dexmolex (Doxylamine and Dextromehorphan)
    Molex Ayus, Indonesia
  • Diclectin (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Duchesnay, Canada
  • Diclegis (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Duchesnay, United States
  • Donormyl
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Georgia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Russian Federation; UPSA, France
  • Dopyx (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    RND Labs, India
  • Dormidina
    Laboratorios Dr Esteve, Poland; Laboratorios Dr. Esteve, Spain
  • Dormirel
    Cinfa, Spain
  • Doxamil
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Doxavit (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Doximon (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Zota, India
  • Doxinate (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Svizera, India
  • Doxycycline Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Doxyla-B6 (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Maneesh Healthcare, India
  • Doxyla-B6 Forte (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Maneesh Healthcare, India
  • Doxylamine Biogaran Conseil
    Biogaran, France
  • Doxylamine Mylan Conseil
    Mylan, France
  • Doxylamine Sandoz Conseil
    Sandoz, France
  • Doxylamine Teva Conseil
    Teva Santé, France
  • Doxytex
    Centurion, United States
  • Dozile
    Wilson, New Zealand
  • Epidac (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Eurolab, Argentina
  • Feel Good (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Invision, India
  • Gittalun
    Boehringer Ingelheim International, Germany
  • Gooday (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Akesiss, India
  • Goodmorn (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    DWD, India
  • Goodmorn Forte (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    DWD, India
  • Hoggar
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Hoggar N
    Stada, Thailand
  • Hytós Plus (Doxylamine and Clobutinol)
    União, Brazil
  • Lidene
    Cooper, France
  • Lortuss LQ (Doxylamine and Pseudoephedrine)
    Poly Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Lupinate (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Lupin, India
  • Mersyndol with Codeine (Doxylamine and Paracetamol, + Codeine)
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • Noctyl
    Merck Médication Familiale, France
  • Norvomin (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Saga, India
  • Nosic (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Indoco, India
  • Novoter (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Gujarat Terce, India
  • Oh-No (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Biosciences, India
  • Pluriamin (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Gynopharm, Chile
  • Ratio-Calmydone (Doxylamine and Etafedrine, + Hydrocodone)
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • SchlafTabs ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • SchlafTabs-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Sedaplus
    CNP, Germany
  • Seulin
    Shinlon, Taiwan
  • Sleep Aid
    Perrigo, Israel; Perrigo, United States
  • Sominar
    Charoon Bhesaj, Thailand
  • Somnia
    Purzer, Taiwan
  • Somnil
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Stopvomit-P (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Alobiote, India
  • Sucough (Doxylamine and Bromhexine)
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Tonight
    CTS, Israel
  • Unisom
    Chattem, United States; Johnson & Johnson, Turkey
  • Valocordin-Doxylamin
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Vicks Cold & Flu Care Medinite (Doxylamine and Dextromethorphan, + Paracetamol, + Pseudoephedrine)
    Procter & Gamble, Malta
  • Vicks Formula 44 (Doxylamine and Dextromethorphan)
    Procter & Gamble, Indonesia
  • Vicks MediNait (Doxylamine and Dextromethorphan, + Ephedrine, + Paracetamol)
    Procter & Gamble, Switzerland
  • Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Doxylamine and Paracetamol, + Dextromethorphan)
    Procter & Gamble, Canada
  • Vicks NyQuil Complete (Doxylamine and Paracetamol, + Dextromethorphan, + Phenylephrine)
    Procter & Gamble, Canada
  • Vicks NyQuil Cough (Doxylamine and Dextromethorphan)
    Procter & Gamble, Canada
  • Vicks NyQuil Sinus (Doxylamine and Paracetamol, + Phenylephrine)
    Procter & Gamble, Canada
  • Vomena (Doxylamine and Pyridoxine)
    Centaur, India
  • Wick (Doxylamine and Ephedrine, + Dextromethorphan, + Paracetamol)
    Wick Pharma, Austria
  • Zarcop
    Mintlab Co., Chile


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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