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Title: Dexbrompheniramine  
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Subject: Brompheniramine, Antihistamine, Chlorphenamine, H1 antagonist, Dexbrompheniramine/pseudoephedrine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(4-bromophenyl)- N,N-dimethyl- 3-pyridin-2-yl-propan-1-amine
Clinical data
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Legal status
Pharmacokinetic data
Biological half-life 25 hours
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code R06
PubChem CID:
DrugBank  Y
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C16H19BrN2
Molecular mass 319.24 g/mol

Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties[1] used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria. It is the pharmacologically active dextrorotatory isomer of brompheniramine. It was formerly marketed in combination with pseudoephedrine under the name Drixoral in the US and Canada.


  1. ^ Löfkvist, T. (1978). "A comparative evaluation of oral decongestants in the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis". The Journal of international medical research 6 (1): 56–60.  

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