chlorpheniramine
noun Etymology: chlor- + phen- + -ir- (probably alteration of pyridine) + amine Date: 1964 an antihistamine C16H19ClN2 that is usually administered in the form of its maleate

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  • chlorpheniramine — /klawr feuh nir euh meen , klohr /, n. Pharm. an antihistaminic compound, C20H23ClN2O4, used in treating the symptoms of allergies. [CHLOR 2 + PHEN + (P)YR + AMINE] * * * ▪ 2 dimethylaminoethyl       synthetic drug used to counteract the… …   Universalium

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  • chlorpheniramine — chlor·phen·ir·amine fen ir ə .mēn, mən, fən n an antihistamine that is usu. administered in the form of its maleate C16H19ClN2·C4H4O4 * * * see chlorphenamine * * * chlor·phen·ir·amine (klor″fən irґə mēn) an antihistamine (H1 …   Medical dictionary

  • chlorpheniramine — chlor·phen·ir·amine …   English syllables

  • chlorpheniramine — chlorphenamine …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • chlorpheniramine — fenˈirəˌmēn, mən, fən noun ( s) Etymology: chlor + phen + ir (probably alteration of pyridine) + amine : an antihistamine C16H19ClN2 that is usually administered in the form of its maleate * * * /klawr feuh nir euh meen , klohr /, n. Pharm. an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlorpheniramine maleate — An H1 antihistamine. * * * [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… …   Medical dictionary

  • chlorpheniramine polistirex — sulfonated styrene divinylbenzene copolymer complex with chlorpheniramine, having the same actions as the base; used in cough and cold preparations, administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • chlorpheniramine tannate — the tannate salt of chlorpheniramine, having the same actions as the base; used in cough and cold preparations, administered orally …   Medical dictionary

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