Active ingredient description

Astemizole is an antihistamine drug, used to prevent sneezing, runny nose, itching and watering of the eyes, and other allergic symptoms.

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
R Respiratory system → R06 Antihistamines for systemic use → R06A Antihistamines for systemic use → R06AX Other antihistamines for systemic use
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Molecular mass: 458.57 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 68844-77-9
DrugBank Drug: DB00637
KEGG Drug: D00234
RxNorm Ingredient: 42328
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387333002
Astemizole (substance)
UNII Identifier: 7HU6337315