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



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

1,2-Etanediamine, N-[(4-metoxyphenyl)metyl]-N',N'-dimetyl-N-2-pyridinyl-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Allermed
    Medivet, Kenya
  • Anergol Nasal (Mepyramine and Naphazoline)
    Carrion, Peru
  • Antigrippine (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Caffeine)
    Omega Pharma, Portugal
  • Cedeina (Mepyramine and Codeine)
    Albis, Peru
  • Drynisan (Mepyramine and Naphazoline)
    Fecofar, Argentina
  • Rhinrhin (Mepyramine and Phenylephrine, + Chlorphenamine)
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Syncol Max (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Caffeine)
    Sanfer, Mexico
  • Allergex Mepyramine Cream
    Al Pharm, South Africa
  • Anthisan
    Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi Malta, Malta; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Winthrop, South Africa
  • Boots Bite & Sting Relief
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Bromex (Mepyramine and Bromhexine)
    Mediphar, Lebanon
  • Clarix Dextrometorphane Mepyramine Toux Sèche (Mepyramine and Dextromethorphan)
    Cooper, France
  • Dolo-Esan Periodo Menstrual (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Pamabrom)
    Farmacéutica Esan, Chile
  • Envil Catarrh (Mepyramine and Phenylephrine)
    Aflofarm, Malta
  • Envil katar (Mepyramine and Phenylephrine)
    SciencePharma, Poland
  • Gesidol Periodo (Mepyramine and Pamabrom, + Paracetamol)
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Histavet-P (veterinary use)
    Merck Animal Health, United States
  • Histodor (Mepyramine and Diphenhydramine)
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Jack & Jill Cough (Mepyramine and Guaifenesin)
    Novartis Consumer Health, Canada
  • Mepyraderm
    Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Mepyramine Maleate-Fresenius
    Fresenius Kabi, South Africa
  • Midol Menstrual Complete (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Caffeine)
    Bayer Consumer Care, Canada
  • Midol PMS Complete (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Pamabrom)
    Bayer Consumer Care, Canada
  • Nafazol-A (Mepyramine and Naphazoline)
    Acromax, Honduras; Acromax, El Salvador; Acromax Dominicana, Dominican Republic
  • Panagesic Periodo Menstrual (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Pamabrom)
    Chemopharma, Chile
  • Poly Hist Forte (Mepyramine and Phenylephrine)
    Poly Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Predual (Mepyramine and Pamabrom, + Paracetamol)
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Pyril D (Mepyramine and Phenylephrine)
    Macoven Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Pyrilamine Maleate (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Stilex (Mepyramine and Calcium Levulinate, + Lidocaine)
    Vifor Consumer Health, Switzerland
  • Stilex (Mepyramine and Lidocaine, + Dexpanthenol)
    Vifor Consumer Health, Switzerland
  • Syncol (Mepyramine and Pamabrom, + Paracetamol)
    Sanfer, Mexico
  • Tapsin Periodo (Mepyramine and Pamabrom, + Paracetamol)
    Maver, Chile
  • Tylenol Menstrual Extra Strength (Mepyramine and Paracetamol, + Pamabrom)
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Vanacof-8 (Mepyramine and Clofedanol)
    GM Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Vazotab (Mepyramine and Phenylephrine)
    Gentex Pharma, United States
  • Wasp-Eze (Mepyramine and Benzocaine)
    Seton, Malta
  • Z-Xtra (Mepyramine and Zinc)
    Magna Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Fluidasa
    Teofarma, Spain


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)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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