clemastine-fumarate

clemastine fumarate

[klem-uh-steen fyoo-muh-reyt]
noun Pharmacology.
an antihistamine, C 25 H 30 ClNO 5 , that has drying and some sedative effects, used for symptomatic relief of allergy.

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

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