Brompheniramine maleate

[brohm-fen-EAR-ah-meen] Pregnancy Category: B

Brombay, Chlorphed, Conjec-B, Cophene-B, Diamine T.D., Dimetane Extentabs, Dimetane-Ten, Histaject Modified, Nasahist B, ND Stat Revised, Oraminic II, Sinusol-B, Veltane (Rx; Dimetane and Dimetane Extentabs are OTC) Classification: Antihistamine, alky-lamine type

See also Antihistamines. Action/Kinetics: Fewer sedative effects. tv2: 25 hr. Time to peak effect: 3-9 hr. Duration: 4-25 hr. Uses: Allergic rhinitis (oral). Par-enterally to treat allergic reactions to blood or plasma; adjunct to treat anaphylaxis; uncomplicated allergic conditions when PO therapy is not possible or is contraindicated. Contraindications: Use in neonates.

Special Concerns: Geriatric clients may be more sensitive to the usual adult dose.

How Supplied: Capsule: 4 mg; Elixir: 2 mg/5 mL; Injection: 10 mg/mL; Tablet: 4 mg; Tablet, Extended Release: 12 mg

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