Ivy leaf extract taken from hedera helix L. folium is used as an expectorant in cases of productive cough. It has been used to treat chronic asthma for many years. Ivy leaf has been used for centuries to treat diverse diseases. It has been evaluated for its usefulness in treating upper respiratory infections. Information on the mechanism of action of the all the components of ivy leaf could not be located. Saponines are considered the primary component responsible for the broncholytic and secretolytic efficacy of ivy leaves. Specific saponines prevent internalization of B2- adenergic receptors on the surface of bronchial smooth muscle cells and alveolar type II cells.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value.
OEL Fastrac monographs are a cost-effective and convenient way to meet the requirements for PDEs (ADEs) contained in the EMA Guideline on setting health based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities (EMA/CHMP/CVMP/SWP/169430/2012), as well as PIC/S and ANVISA requirements, and to obtain the following information:
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