Alcaftadine

Active ingredient description

Alcaftadine is an H1 histamine receptor antagonist and inhibitor of the release of histamine from mast cells. Decreased chemotaxis and inhibition of eosinophil activation has also been demonstrated.

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
Alcaftadine
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01G Decongestants and antiallergics → S01GX Other antiallergics
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Medicines

Alcaftadine is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Brazil Singapore United States

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/PLR)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

7Z8O94ECSX - ALCAFTADINE

CAS registry number

147084-10-4 - alcaftadine

SNOMED-CT

447208001 - Alcaftadine (substance)