active ingredient

(redirected from Active substance)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Active Ingredient

Any component that provides pharmacological activity or other direct effect in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, or affects the structure or any function of the body of man or animals.

ac·tive in·gre·di·ent

(ak'tiv in-grē'dē-ĕnt)
Any component of a pharmaceutical product that exerts pharmacologic activity.
Synonym(s): active pharmaceutical ingredient.

active ingredient

the chemically active part of a manufactured product such as a HERBICIDE, the remainder being inert.
References in periodicals archive ?
Contract award: framework agreement for the supply of a medicinal product containing the active substance sevoflurane (atc: n01ab08).
Flusilazole: Use as a fungicide until June 2008, on cereals, rape seed, sugar beet and maize, at a maximum of 200g active substance per hectare; and
2015 purchase of factor concentrate, suitable for iti treatment of von willebrand factor preparations containing the active substance.
Extraction studies - to determine additives within plastics that might be extracted by a preparation or active substance within a pharmaceutical;
1 Ophthalmological ATC group S01 drug dexamethasoneThe active ingredient; The amount of active substance in the measuring unit; ATC; Route of administration; The envisaged amount for 12 monthsdexamethasone; 700 g S01 imp.
Prior Information Notice: medicinal product containing the active substance milrinone (atc: c01fce02) for na homolce hospital.
Besides the nasal spray, Ciclesonide is the active substance of an inhaled corticosteroid, that is already approved in 35 countries worldwide for the treatment of persistent asthma.
Prior Information Notice: Of a medicinal product containing the active substance jomeprol (atc: v08ab10) for na homolce hospital.
Prior Information Notice: medicinal product containing the active substance sorafenib tosylate (atc l01xe05) for na homolce hospital.
Prior Information Notice: Of a medicinal product containing the active substance isoflurane (atc: n01ab06) for na homolce hospital.
Aranesp is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and patients with known hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the excipients.
Prior Information Notice: Of a medicinal product containing the active substance meropenem trihydrate (atc: j01dh02) for na homolce hospital.