chlorpheniramine maleate

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An antihistamine, C20H23ClN2O4, used to relieve the symptoms of upper respiratory allergies or the common cold, such as runny nose and sneezing.

[chlor(o)- + phen(yl) + alteration of (p)yr(idine) + amine.]
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Noun1.chlorpheniramine maleate - an antihistamine (trade names Coricidin and Chlor-Trimeton)
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
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