WikiMD


W8MD Diet | COVID-19 portal | Vitamin D | Vaccine | Keto

WikiMD is the world's largest medical encyclopedia with
29,052 pages, 4,107,686 edits & 35,886,545 views.

Free unbiased diet, health and wellness info!

Dexbrompheniramine

From WikiMD's free health, diet & wellness encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Information about Dexbrompheniramine

Brompheniramine and chlorpheniramine maleate are first generation antihistamines that are widely used to treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis and the common cold.

Dexbrompheniramine
Dexbrompheniramine

Liver safety of Dexbrompheniramine

Clinically apparent liver injury from brompheniramine or chlorpheniramine must be exceeding rare, if it occurs at all.

Mechanism of action of Dexbrompheniramine

Brompheniramine (brome" fen ir' a meen) and chlorpheniramine (klor" fen ir' a meen) are first generation antihistamines that are used widely in the therapy of the symptoms of sneezing, cough, runny note, watery eyes and itching. They are similar in chemical structure and constitute the alkylamine class of antihistamines. They are probably the most commonly used over-the-counter antihistamines, being present alone or in combination with other agents in more than 1000 products used for the symptoms of the common cold, sinusitis, urticaria and hay fever. Both agents are also available as their dextrorotatory isomers, dexbrompheniramine and dexchlorpheniramine, which have similar profiles of action and side effects.

Brand name for Dexbrompheniramine

Common brand name preparations include Chlor-Trimeton, Dimetane, Drixoral and Durahist, and most are available without a prescription and in combination with sympathomimetic agents (such as pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine) or analgesics or both.

Dosage and administration for Dexbrompheniramine

The typical oral dose in adults is 2 to 4 mg three or four times a day.

Side effects of Dexbrompheniramine

Common side effects include sedation, impairment of motor function, confusion, dizziness, blurred vision, dry mouth and throat, palpitations, tachycardia, abdominal distress, constipation and headache. Antihistamines can worsen urinary retention and glaucoma.

First Generation Antihistamines

Second Generation Antihistamines

Cost and Coupons - Dexbrompheniramine

Reviews for Dexbrompheniramine

Learn more about Dexbrompheniramine

Latest research (Pubmed)

PubMed
Wikipedia

External links


edit 

WikiMD needs you!

This WikiMD article Dexbrompheniramine is a stub.
If you are a healthcare professional familiar with the topic Dexbrompheniramine, or
A subject matter expert or authority on Dexbrompheniramine, you can help us.
About | Mission | Paid editors welcome!

Dexbrompheniramine is part of WikiMD's ^articles available 4free, 4all & 4ever!
^The content on or accessible through WikiMD is for informational purposes only. WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice
WIKIMD MAKES NO GUARANTEE OF VALIDITY OF CONTENT. USE THE CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK!

A very small portion of the content such as templates etc., when imported from wikipedia, are licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. ^See full disclaimers and terms of use

W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's physician weight loss program can HELP*
Special: W8MD's tele-weight loss consultations only $99.99. Call 718-946-5500. Limited acceptance.