PBZActive Ingredient(s): Tripelennamine
FDA Approved: * February 19, 1948
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold
Tripelennamine, sold under the brand name Pyribenzamine by Novartis, is a drug that is used as an antipruritic and first-generation antihistamine. It can be used in the treatment of asthma, hay fever, rhinitis, and urticaria, but is now less common as it has been replaced by newer antihistamines. The drug was patented at CIBA, which merged with Geigy into Ciba-Geigy, and eventually becoming Novartis. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacology 3.1 Pharmacodynamics 3.2 Pharmacoki... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.