The drug ACROTUSSIN contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):
Dextromethorphan is a non-opioid antitussive drug. The major metabolite of dextromethorphan, dextrorphan, binds with high affinity to σ-receptors to produce its antitussive activity without exhibiting the classic opiate effects that occur from binding into μ- and δ-receptors. In larger than therapeutic doses, dextrorphan is also an antagonist of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
This brand name is authorized in the following countries: Ecuador
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed: