doxylamine succinate

doxylamine succinate

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dox·yl·amine suc·ci·nate (dok-silґə-mēn) [USP] an antihistamine (H1 receptor antagonist) with sedative and anticholinergic effects; used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, and cutaneous manifestations of allergic reactions, as an ingredient in cough and cold preparations, and in the short-term treatment of insomnia; administered orally.

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