AERIUS DOUBLE ACTION 12 HOUR

Brand name authorized in: Canada Singapore

Active ingredients

The drug AERIUS DOUBLE ACTION 12 HOUR contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Desloratadine
UNII FVF865388R - DESLORATADINE

Desloratadine is a non-sedating, long-acting histamine antagonist with selective peripheral H1-receptor antagonist activity. After oral administration, desloratadine selectively blocks peripheral histamine Η1-receptors because the substance is excluded from entry to the central nervous system.

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2 Pseudoephedrine
UNII Y9DL7QPE6B - PSEUDOEPHEDRINE SULFATE

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, combinations
R Respiratory system → R01 Nasal preparations → R01B Nasal decongestants for systemic use → R01BA Sympathomimetics
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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)
CA
Health Products and Food Branch
Identifier(s): 02309300
SG
Health Sciences Authority
Identifier(s): 13772P