Environmental risk assessment data

This section provides ERA data relating to our medicines.

View the background information about the criteria we use for the risk assessment.

The tables below provide an overview of the environmental risk of AstraZeneca’s medicines. This information will be updated, if appropriate, as new data become available.

Cardiovascular

For information on the individual pharmaceutical click on the compound name in the table below.

Brand nameGeneric nameTherapy areaEnvironmental Risk
Tenormin, Tenormine, Prenormine, Atenol Atenolol (PDF 151kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Nif-Ten (atenolol - nifedipine) Atenolol (PDF 151kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Tenoretic (atenolol - chlorthalidone) Atenolol (PDF 151kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Atacand Candesartan cilexetil (PDF 237kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Atacand Plus (candesartan cilexetil – hydrochlorothiazide) Candesartan cilexetil (PDF 237kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Tenoretic (atenolol - chlorthalidone) Chlorthalidone (PDF 150kb) Cardiovascular *
Forxiga** Dapagliflozin (PDF 129kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Lexxel (enalapril maleate - felodipine) Enalapril Maleate (PDF 153kb) Cardiovascular *
Plendil, Modip, Splendil, Munobal, Flodil Felodipine (PDF 162kb) Cardiovascular Low
Unimax (felodipine - ramipril) Felodipine (PDF 162kb) Cardiovascular Low
Lexxel (enalapril maleate - felodipine) Felodipine (PDF 162kb) Cardiovascular Low
Logimax (felodipine-metoprolol) Felodipine (PDF 162kb) Cardiovascular Low
Zestoretic (lisinopril dihydrate - hydrochlorothiazide) Hydrochlorothiazide (PDF 152kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Atacand Plus (candesartan cilexetil – hydrochlorothiazide) Hydrochlorothiazide (PDF 152kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Imdur, Coleb-Duriles, Duronitrin, Monodur, Pertil Retard, Promocard 60 Durettes Isosorbide-5-mononitrate (PDF 140kb) Cardiovascular *
Zestoretic (lisinopril dihydrate - hydrochlorothiazide) Lisinopril Dihydrate (PDF 117kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Zestril Lisinopril Dihydrate (PDF 117kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Logimax (felodipine-metoprolol) Metoprolol Succinate (PDF 147kb) Cardiovascular Low
Seloken ZOK, Toprol-XL, Betaloc ZOK, Betaloc. Seloken Metoprolol Succinate (PDF 147kb) Cardiovascular Low
Nif - Ten (atenolol - nifedipine) Nifedipine (PDF 150kb) Cardiovascular *
Inderal, Inderal LA, Avlocardyl, Avlocardyl retard, Dociton, Inderalici, Sumial  Propranolol Hydrochloride (PDF 247kb) Cardiovascular Low
Unimax (felodipine - ramipril) Ramipril (PDF 142kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Crestor Rosuvastatin Calcium (PDF 249kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Onglyza** Saxagliptin (PDF 139kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant
Brilinta, Brilique Ticagrelor (PDF 241kb) Cardiovascular Insignificant

*Limited data available. See pdf document.

**ONGLYZA™ and FORXIGA™ have been developed by an alliance between AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Click here (PDF 1096kb) to download all available environmental data and supporting information in the Cardiovascular therapy area.

 

Gastrointestinal

For information on the individual pharmaceutical click on the compound name in the table below.

Brand nameGeneric nameTherapy areaEnvironmental Risk
Entocort Budesonide (PDF 158kb) Gastrointestinal Insignificant
Nexium Esomeprazole and Omeprazole (PDF 136kb) Gastrointestinal Insignificant
Losec, Gastroloc, Mopral, Omepral, Prilosec Esomeprazole and Omeprazole (PDF 136kb) Gastrointestinal Insignificant
Click here (PDF 320kb) to download all available environmental data and supporting information in the Gastrointestinal therapy area.

 

Infection

For information on the individual pharmaceutical click on the compound name in the table below.

Brand nameGeneric nameTherapy areaEnvironmental Risk
Merrem/Meronem Meropenem (PDF 126kb) Infection Insignificant
Zinforo* Ceftaroline (PDF 108kb) Infection Insignificant
Click here (PDF 272kb) to download all available environmental data and supporting information in the Infection therapy area.

* Zinforo™ has been developed by an alliance between AstraZeneca and Forest.

Neuroscience

For information on the individual pharmaceutical click on the compound name in the table below.

Brand nameGeneric nameTherapy areaEnvironmental Risk
Marcaine/Sensorcaine Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (PDF 162kb) Neuroscience *
Xylocaine Lidocaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate (PDF 111kb) Neuroscience Insignificant
Carbocaine Mepivacaine Hydrochloride (PDF 143kb) Neuroscience *
Citanest Prilocaine Hydrochloride (PDF 167kb) Neuroscience Insignificant
Diprivan Propofol (PDF 241kb) Neuroscience Low
Seroquel Quetiapine Fumarate (PDF 141kb) Neuroscience Insignificant
Naropin Ropivacaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate (PDF 108kb) Neuroscience Insignificant
Zomig, Zomig Rapimelt, Zomig Nasal Spray, AscoTop, Zomigon Zolmitriptan (PDF 132kb) Neuroscience Insignificant

*Limited data available. See pdf document.

Click here (PDF 636kb) to download all available environmental data and supporting information in the Neuroscience therapy area.

 

Oncology

For information on the individual pharmaceutical click on the compound name in the table below.

Brand nameGeneric nameTherapy areaEnvironmental Risk
Arimidex Anastrozole (PDF 124kb) Oncology Insignificant

Casodex,
Cosudex

Bicalutamide (PDF 122kb) Oncology Insignificant
Faslodex Fulvestrant (PDF 137kb) Oncology Low
Iressa Gefitinib (PDF 150kb) Oncology Insignificant
Zoladex Goserelin (PDF 107kb) Oncology Insignificant

Nolvadex,
Istubal,
Valodex

Tamoxifen (PDF 197kb) Oncology Insignificant
Caprelsa Vandetanib (PDF 125kb) Oncology Insignificant
Click here (PDF 530kb) to download all available environmental data and supporting information in the Oncology therapy area.

 

Respiratory

For information on the individual pharmaceutical click on the compound name in the table below.

Brand nameGeneric nameTherapy areaEnvironmental Risk
Bambec, Oxeol Bambuterol Hydrochloride (PDF 93kb) Respiratory Insignificant
Pulmicort, Spirocort, Rhinocort Budesonide (PDF 158kb) Respiratory Insignificant
Symbicort (budesonide – formoterol) Budesonide (PDF 158kb) Respiratory insignificant
Oxis Formoterol Fumarate Dihydrate (PDF 157kb) Respiratory Insignificant
Symbicort Formoterol Fumarate Dihydrate (PDF 157kb) Respiratory insignificant
Symbicort (budesonide – formoterol) Formoterol Fumarate Dihydrate (PDF 157kb) Respiratory insignificant
Bricanyl Terbutaline Sulphate (PDF 109kb) Respiratory Insignificant
Accolate, Accoleit, Vanticon Zafirlukast (PDF 134kb) Respiratory Insignificant
Click here (PDF 423kb) to download all available environmental data and supporting information in the Respiratory therapy area.

 

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