chlorpheniramine

[klawr-fuh-nir-uh-meen, klohr-]
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noun Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

  1. chlorotic,
  2. chlorotrifluoroethylene,
  3. chlorotrifluoromethane,
  4. chlorous,
  5. chlorous acid,
  6. chlorphenol,
  7. chlorpicrin,
  8. chlorpromazine,
  9. chlorpropamide,
  10. chlorpyrifos

Origin of chlorpheniramine


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Examples from the Web for chlorpheniramine

  • 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