Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Alimemazine

Synonym(s): Trimeprazine, Vallergan

Contributor(s): Yolande Bishop, Rosanna Marsella

Introduction

Name

  • rINN.

Class of drug

  • Phenothiazine H1-antihistamine.

 

Description

Molecular formula

  • (C18H22N2S)2.C4H6O6.

Molecular weight

  • 747.0.

Uses

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Indications

  • Pruritus in allergic skin disorders.
  • Antitussive.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • CNS depressants → enhanced sedative effects.
  • Organophosphorus compounds → enhanced toxicity.
  • Procaine hydrochloride → enhanced activity.
  • Epinephrine → enhanced hypotension.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • The Veterinary Formulary. 5th edn (2001) Bishop Y (Ed). British Veterinary Association and Pharmaceutical Press.
  • Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals. 11th edn (1999/2000) Veterinary Medicine Publishing Group.

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