Alimemazine is classified as a phenothiazine . Alimemazine blocks histamine which is released by our body during allergic reactions. Alimemazine also brings a relaxed feeling when taken.
Alimemazine is used too treat pruritus (itching). It is also commonly used as a sedative in children between 2 and 7 years of age. In children alimemazine reduces awareness to make the child feel relaxed, often before an operation or physician procedure.