Acrivastine

Active ingredient description

Acrivastine, a structural analog of triprolidine hydrochloride, exhibits H1-antihistaminic activity in isolated tissues, animals, and humans, and has sedative effects in humans. The propionic acid derivative of acrivastine is a metabolite in several animal species (as well as in man) and also exhibits H1-antihistaminic activity.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Acrivastine
R Respiratory system → R06 Antihistamines for systemic use → R06A Antihistamines for systemic use → R06AX Other antihistamines for systemic use
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Medicines

Acrivastine is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

United Kingdom

Netherlands

Acrivastine is also found within below combination drugs:

BENADRYL ALLERGY RELIEF PLUS DECONGESTANT , SEMPREX D

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured product labeling (SPL)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

A20F9XAI7W - ACRIVASTINE

CAS registry number

87848-99-5 - acrivastine

SNOMED-CT

391716003 - Acrivastine (substance)