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Terfenadine Brand names, Terfenadine Analogs

Terfenadine Brand Names Mixture

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Terfenadine msds (material safety sheet)

Terfenadine Synthesis Reference

A. A. Carr, C. R. Kinsolving, U.S. Pat. 3,878,217 (1975)

Terfenadine Molecular Weight

471.673 g/mol

Terfenadine Melting Point


Terfenadine H2O Solubility

10 mg/L

Terfenadine State


Terfenadine LogP


Terfenadine Dosage Forms

Oral tablets

Terfenadine Indication

For the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hay fever, and allergic skin disorders.

Terfenadine Pharmacology

Terfenadine, an H1-receptor antagonist antihistamine, is similar in structure to astemizole and haloperidol, a butyrophenone antipsychotic. The active metabolite of terfenadine is fexofenadine.

Terfenadine Absorption

On the basis of a mass balance study using 14C labeled terfenadine the oral absorption of terfenadine was estimated to be at least 70%

Terfenadine side effects and Toxicity

Mild (e.g., headache, nausea, confusion), but adverse cardiac events including cardiac arrest, ventricular arrhythmias including torsades de pointes and QT prolongation have been reported. LD50=mg/kg (orally in mice)

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Terfenadine Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals