ACODIN

Brand name authorized in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

The drug ACODIN contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Ammonium chloride
UNII 01Q9PC255D - AMMONIUM CHLORIDE
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2 Chlorphenamine
UNII V1Q0O9OJ9Z - CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE

Chlorphenamine is a potent antihistamine (H1-antagonist). Antihistamines diminish or abolish the actions of histamine in the body by competitive reversible blockade of histamine H1-receptor sites on tissues. Chlorphenamine also has anticholinergic activity.

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3 Ephedrine
UNII NLJ6390P1Z - EPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Ephedrine is a sympathomimetic amine acting directly on the alpha and beta receptors and indirectly by increasing the release of noradrenaline by the sympathetic nerve endings. As with any sympathomimetic agent, ephedrine stimulates the central nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, and the sphincters of the digestive and urinary systems.

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4 Ethylmorphine
UNII MFM5450P3T - ETHYLMORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Ethylmorphine (ethylmorphine) is a derivative of morphine with analgesic and antitussive effect. It acts by activating the opioid receptors and thus has a direct influence on the CNS system.

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5 Ipecacuanha
UNII 62I3C8233L - IPECAC

Ipecacuanha root extract has been widely used in syrup form as a potent and effective emetic. Ipecacuanha powder had been used to induce sweating at the onset of influenza, and small amounts of the extract have been incorporated into cough syrups as expectorants.

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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
HK
Department of Health Drug Office
Identifier(s): 08774