Loratadine

In the US, Loratadine (loratadine systemic) is a member of the drug class antihistamines and is used to treat Hay Fever and Urticaria.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

R06AX13

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0079794-75-5

Chemical Formula

C22-H23-Cl-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

382

Therapeutic Categories

Antiallergic agent

Histamine H₁-receptor antagonist (H₁-antihistaminic)

Chemical Name

1-Piperidinecarboxylic acid, 4-(8-chloro-5,6-dihydro-11H-benzo[5,6]cyclohepta[1,2-b]pyridin-11-ylidene)-, ethyl ester

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Loratadine (OS: USAN, DCF, BAN)
  • Sch 29851 (IS: Schering)
  • Loratadine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Loratadinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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