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Ambenyl® Expectorant (Marion)

Codeine: Bromodiphenhydramine HCl: Diphenhydramine HCl: Ammonium chloride: Potassium guaiacolsulfonate: Menthol Alcohol
  • Ronald J. Tallarida


Ambenyl is a combination of two antihistaminic agents along with well-recognized compounds that exhibit expectorant and antitussive properties. Diphenhydramine HCl, in addition to being a potent antihistaminic, also possesses antitussive actions.


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  1. Irwin, RS, et al: Arch Intern Med 137:1186, 1977 (comprehensive review of cough).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Tallarida
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  1. 1.Temple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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