Active Ingredient(s):Brompheniramine FDA Approved: * August 23, 1957 Pharm Company: *WYETH CONS Category:Allergies, Cough & Cold
Brompheniramine, sold under the brand name Dimetapp among others, is a first-generation antihistamine drug of the propylamine (alkylamine) class. It is indicated for the treatment of the symptoms of the common cold and allergic rhinitis, such as runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes, and sneezing. Like the other first-generation drugs of its class, it is considered a sedating antihistamine.
It was patented in 1948 and came into medical use in 1955.[...
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