chlorpheniramine

[ klawr-fuh-nir-uh-meen, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr fəˈnɪr əˌmin, ˌkloʊr- /

noun Pharmacology.

an antihistaminic compound, C20H23ClN2O4, used in treating the symptoms of allergies.

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  • Elvis also had the painkillers morphine and Demerol; tranquilizers Placidyl and Valium; and Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine.

    Elvis's Doctor Speaks|Gerald Posner|August 14, 2009|DAILY BEAST