Disophrol

Active Ingredient(s): Dexbrompheniramine + Pseudoephedrine
FDA Approved: * October 18, 1963
Pharm Company: * SCHERING PLOUGH
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Disophrol Overview

Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties[1] used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria. It is the pharmacologically active dextrorotatory isomer of brompheniramine. It was formerly marketed in combination with pseudoephedrine under the name Drixoral in the US and Canada. Dexbrompheniramine is a first generation antihistamine that reduces the effects of the neurotransmitter histamine in the body; sneezing, itching, watery eyes...

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is Disophrol by prescription only?

If it is Rx only, I can only wonder, why didn't Shering/Plough (I think that's the manufacturer) ...why didnt they just be upfront about the whole thing and Make An Announcement: "Original Drixoral is now Prescription by MD ONLY". There could have been a grace period, where the absolute disappearance of the product from store shelves took place as we experienced several years ago. (I can't help myself, I check again every allergy season, to see if Drixoral has one again become available.) Well, we all know about woulda-coulda-shoulda. Now I see Shering/Plough has essentilly brought back the Original Drixoral, in the new-named Disophrol, and by "original" I mean "prescription"... Or is it? The strange thing about the whole fiasco is the original Sudafe...

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In reading messages from other people, some have been able to obtain Disophrol from the UK. How do you go about ordering it? Is there a website? ZS

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In reading messages from other people, some have been able to obtain Disophrol from the UK. How do you go about ordering it? Is there a website?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dexbrompheniramine + Pseudoephedrine
  • Capsule: 6mg + 120mg
  • Tablet: 2mg + 60mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 6mg + 120mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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In reading messages from other people, some have been able to obtain Disophrol from the UK. How do you go about ordering...
Disophrol / MMRADUK
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is Disophrol by prescription only?
If it is Rx only, I can only wonder, why didn't Shering/Plough (I think that's the manufacturer) ...why didnt th... 1 reply
Drixoral, Disophrol, dexbrompheniramine?
I used to be able to get this locally, then I had to order from an online store from Canada. I forget what they called i...




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