Aclidinium

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Scientific Name: Aclidinium
Brand Name: Bretaris Genuair, Duaklir, Duaklir Genuair, Eklira Genuair, Tudorza, Tudorza Genuair
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Aclidinium is a long-acting, competitive, and reversible anticholinergic drug that is specific for the acetylcholine muscarinic receptors. It binds to all 5 muscarinic receptor subtypes to a similar affinity. Aclidinium’s effects on the airways are mediated through the M3 receptor at the smooth muscle to cause bronchodilation. Prevention of acetylcholine-induced bronchoconstriction effects was dose-dependent and lasted longer than 24 hours.
Description of the Drug: Aclidinium is an inhaled long-acting anticholinergic used as a maintenance bronchodilator in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB08897