Alimemazine

Alimemazine

Alimemazine (INN), also known as trimeprazine (former BAN and USAN; brand names Nedeltran, Panectyl, Repeltin, Therafene, Theraligene, Theralen, Theralene, Vallergan, Vanectyl, and Temaril), commonly provided as a tartrate salt, is a phenothiazine derivative that is used as an antipruritic (it prevents itching from causes such as eczema or poison ivy, by acting as an antihistamine).[1] It also acts as a sedative, hypnotic, and antiemetic for prevention of motion sickness. Although it is structurally related to drugs such as chlorpromazine, it is not used as an antipsychotic treatment.[2] It is marketed and used as an anxiolytic in Russian Federation.

In veterinary use, the combination of alimemazine and prednisolone is licensed as an antipruritic and antitussive in dogs.

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