Dropropizine
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Trade namesCatabex, Drobex, Kalmobex, Ribex, Teletux, Troferit, Tusofren
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Identifiers
  • (RS)-3-(4-Phenylpiperazin-1-yl)propane-1,2-diol
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC13H20N2O2
Molar mass236.315 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • OC(CN2CCN(c1ccccc1)CC2)CO
  • InChI=1S/C13H20N2O2/c16-11-13(17)10-14-6-8-15(9-7-14)12-4-2-1-3-5-12/h1-5,13,16-17H,6-11H2 checkY
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Dropropizine (or dipropizine) is a cough suppressant[1] that is sold in Germany, Central America, South America, and some African countries such as Congo. It is sold as suppositories, tablets, and syrup. It is used to stop a cough caused by allergies or a cold.[2]

Side effects

Adverse effects include drowsiness, nausea, heartburn, and respiratory depression.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ De Blasio F, Dicpinigaitis PV, Rubin BK, De Danieli G, Lanata L, Zanasi A (January 2012). "An observational study on cough in children: epidemiology, impact on quality of sleep and treatment outcome". Cough. 8 (1): 1. doi:10.1186/1745-9974-8-1. PMC 3274450. PMID 22269875.
  2. ^ a b Schlesser JL (1991). Drugs Available Abroad, 1st Edition. Derwent Publications Ltd. p. 71. ISBN 0-8103-7177-4.