Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

Tripelennamine Overview

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 It can be used in the treatment of asthma, hay fever, rhinitis, and urticaria, but is now less common as it has been replaced by newer antihistamines.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...

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I am looking for tripelennamine. As a pharmacist I clearly remember 60mg then sr 100mg tabs being available. Zyrtec, Claritin, Allegra together could not work as well pbz. I worked at smoke filled bowling alley back then and pbz with Sudafed were required. ## According to "Martindale the Complete Drug Reference" & "Physician's Desk Reference", Pyribenzamine (tripelennamine hcl) is no longer produced in brand or generic versions in the USA. It is said to still be available in bulk powder, something like a minimum order of 25 gram bottles, strictly sold only to a USA pharmacy, or a USA "compounding pharmacy". It is also noted to be manufactured in about 4 or 5 other countries, but those countries are based in or around Europe. Others have suggested looking ...

Pyribenzamine - where can I get it?

I'm feeling miserable with tearing eyes, running nose and sneezing. Cetirizine makes me shake, so that's out of the question. I want Pyribenzamine (Tripelennamine) - it was the only thing that ever worked. Does Mexico have it? I'm close enough to the border to go to Nogales. ## I finally got 90 capsules of Pyribenzamine (Tripelennamine) from my compounding pharmacy (Metcalf) in Brevard, NC today for $130. I just took the first one. My mother would give me half a tab as a kid (crushed with sugar and water) and it quelled my allergies. I hope it will work better than what I've been taking (Zyrtec and Claritin). For many years as a teenager and adult, I used Ornade but it is no longer available either. If you have your compounding pharmacy contact Metcalf, I'm sure they...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Cream
  • Elixir: eq 25mg hcl/5ml, Eq 25mg Hydrochloride/5ml
  • Tablet: 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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