dexchlorpheniramine maleate

The dextrorotatory isomer of chlorpheniramine; an antihistamine.

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[USP] the maleate salt of dexchlorpheniramine, administered orally in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, and cutaneous manifestations of allergic reactions. It is also an ingredient in some cold and cough preparations.

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