Chemical formula: C₂₈H₃₁FN₄O  Molecular mass: 458.57 g/mol  PubChem compound: 2247

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 Classification
R06AX11 Astemizole 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

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 68844-77-9
DrugBank Drug: DB00637
KEGG Drug: D00234
PubChem Compound: 2247
RxNorm Ingredient: 42328
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387333002
Astemizole (substance)
UNII Identifier: 7HU6337315


Astemizole is an active ingredient of these brands:

Turkey (TR)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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