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Synonyms: D-brompheniramine | Disomer®
dexbrompheniramine is an approved drug (FDA)
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Chemically, dexbrompheniramine is the pharmacologically active dextrorotatory isomer of brompheniramine.
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|Summary of Clinical Use|
|Used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria.
Drugs@FDA lists oral, single agent dexbrompheniramine medications as discontinued. Individual national approval agencies may have granted marketing authorisation for this drug.
|Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects|
|Dexbrompheniramine blocks the action of endogenous histamine at the histamine H1 receptor. This drug may also have anticholingeric /antimuscarinic action which is likely to contribute to the drug's side effects, which include drowsiness, dry mouth and throat and increased heart rate.|