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Title: Dexchlorpheniramine  
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Subject: Brompheniramine, Antihistamine, Chlorphenamine, H1 antagonist, ATC code R06
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Trade names Chlor-trimeton
Legal status
Routes of
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code R06
PubChem CID:
DrugBank  Y
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C16H19ClN2
Molecular mass 274.788 g/mol

Dexchlorpheniramine (trade name Polaramine) is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria.[1][2] It is the pharmacologically active dextrorotatory isomer of chlorpheniramine.


  1. ^ Theunissen, E. L.; Vermeeren, A.; Ramaekers, J. G. (2006). "Repeated-dose effects of mequitazine, cetirizine and dexchlorpheniramine on driving and psychomotor performance". British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 61 (1): 79–86.  
  2. ^ Ortíz San Román, L.; Sanavia Morán, E.; Campos Domínguez, M.; Peinador García, M. M. (2013). "Síndrome anticolinérgico por dexclorfeniramina como causa de retención urinaria". Anales de Pediatría 79 (6): 400–1.  

External links

  • Polaramine consumer information
  • Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine) medical facts

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