ACUNASO

Brand name authorized in: South Africa

Active ingredients

The drug ACUNASO contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Pseudoephedrine
UNII 6V9V2RYJ8N - PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Pseudoephedrine is a sympathomimetic agent with direct and indirect effects on adrenergic receptors. It has alpha and beta adrenergic activity and some stimulant effect on the central nervous system. The sympathomimetic effect of pseudoephedrine produces vasoconstriction which in turn relieves nasal congestion.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Pseudoephedrine
R Respiratory system → R01 Nasal preparations → R01B Nasal decongestants for systemic use → R01BA Sympathomimetics
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