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Noun1.Dimetapp - trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to relieve nasal congestion and to treat rhinitis
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
brompheniramine maleate, Dimetane - antihistamine (trade name Dimetane) used to treat hypersensitivity reactions (as rhinitis)
nasal decongestant - a decongestant that provides temporary relief of nasal symptoms of the common cold and rhinitis and upper respiratory infections
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There were a few stand-outs however: I do remember Dimetapp tasting very good - even when it was only available by prescription, almost like grape juice and there's nothing wrong with that.
To demonize Deen, whether she deserves it or not, is to attack typhoid with Dimetapp.
The paediatric syrup medicines which were chosen for this study were the antihistamines: Claritin[R] (Loratadine--Batch number: 53425, Schering-Plough, Vila Olimpia, Brazil) and Dimetapp Elixir[R] (Brompheniramine and Pseudoephedrine--Batch number: 801, Wyeth, Sao Paulo, Brazil).
In a concession to pediatricians, who doubt the drugs do much good for children and worry about risks, the companies that make over-the-counter remedies like Dimetapp and Pediacare announced they had changed their advice to parents for the second cold season in a row.
For decades, the drugstore aisles have been lined with what looks like parental rescue - boxed bottles of Robitussin, Triaminic, Pedia-care, Tylenol Cough and Cold, Dimetapp and many more.
Items voluntarily withdrawn include certain children formulas of brands such as Dimetapp, Pediacare, Robitussin, Triaminic and Tylenol.
Wyeth's Dimetapp Decongestant Infants' Drops and J&J's Tylenol Concentrated Infants' Drops were among 14 drugs withdrawn, prior to a review this week by advisers to the Food and Drug Administration of their safety and effectiveness.
Acetaminophen is found in many formulas for popular over-the-counter remedies such as TheraFlu, Robitussin, Actifed, Benadryl, NyQuil, DayQuil, Dimetapp, Triaminic and others.
The most frequently reported medications were ranitidine (11%), metoclopramide (9%), acetaminophen (8%), and Dimetapp Infant Drops (4%) (Table 2).
Some common over-the-counter acetaminophen combinations include various products of brands such as Alka-Seltzer, Benadryl, Comtrex, Contac, Coricidin, Dimetapp, Drixoral, Excedrin, Goody's, Midol, Percogesic, Robitussin, Singlet, Sinutab, Tavist, TheraFlu, Triaminic, Vanquish, and Vicks.
For example, patients taking MAOIs can use Afrin nasal spray, Benadryl, and plain Robitussin, but they can not have Dimetapp, DayQuil, or Nyquil.
The chemical is an ingredient in hundreds of popular over-the-counter (OTC) cold and flu medications and weight-loss products--including such household names as Dimetapp, Robitussin CF, Dexatrim, and Contac.