chlorpheniramine maleate

chlorpheniramine maleate
An H1 antihistamine.

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[USP] the maleate salt of chlorpheniramine, used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, and cutaneous manifestations of allergic reactions, and as an ingredient in some cough and cold preparations; administered orally or by intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous injection.

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