clemastine fumarate

/klem"euh steen' fyooh"meuh rayt'/, Pharm.
an antihistamine, C25H30ClNO5, that has drying and some sedative effects, used for symptomatic relief of allergy.
[perh. a rearrangement of meclastine an alternate name, perh. ME(THYL) + C(H)L(ORO)- + -astine, alter. and shortening of ANTIHISTAMINE]

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