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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(RS)-3-amino-9,13b-dihydro-1H-
dibenz(c,f)imidazo(1,5-a)azepine
Identifiers
CAS number 80012-43-7
ATC code R06AX24 S01GX10
PubChem 3241
DrugBank APRD00043
Chemical data
Formula C 16H15N3  
Mol. mass 249.311 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 64%
Metabolism  ?
Half life 12 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat. C
Legal status
Routes Eye drops
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Epinastine hydrochloride (trade names Elestat and Relestat) is an antihistamine that is used in eye drops to treat allergic conjunctivitis. It is presently produced by Allergan and marketed by Inspire in the United States.[1]

References

  1. ^ Pradhan, S; Abhishek, K; Mah, F (2009). "Epinastine: topical ophthalmic second generation antihistamine without significant systemic side effects". Expert opinion on drug metabolism & toxicology 5 (9): 1135–40. doi:10.1517/17425250903117284. PMID 19630694.  

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