- a synthetic, crystalline, antihistamine powder, C17H22NO⋅C7H6ClN4O2, used in the treatment of allergic disorders and as a preventive for seasickness and airsickness.
Origin of dimenhydrinate
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- a white slightly soluble bitter-tasting crystalline substance: an antihistamine used in the prevention of nausea, esp in travel sickness. Formula: C 24 H 28 ClN 5 O 3
from dime (thyl + ami) n (e) + (diphen) hydr (am) in (e) + -ate 1
- An antihistamine used to treat motion sickness and allergic disorders.