clemastine fumarate

[ klem-uh-steen -fyoo-muh-reyt ]
/ ˈklɛm əˌstin ˈfyu məˌreɪt /

noun Pharmacology.

an antihistamine, C25H30ClNO5, that has drying and some sedative effects, used for symptomatic relief of allergy.

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Origin of clemastine fumarate

perhaps a rearrangement of meclastine an alternate name, perhaps me(thyl) + c(h)l(oro)-2 + -astine, alteration and shortening of antihistamine

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Medical definitions for clemastine fumarate

clemastine fumarate
[ klĕmə-stēn′ ]

n.

An antihistamine used primarily to treat allergic rhinitis and allergic skin disorders.
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