This brand name is authorized in South Africa
The drug ABECARD contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):
UNII R85M2X0D68 - CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL
Candesartan is an AIIRA, selective for AT1 receptors, with tight binding to and slow dissociation from the receptor. It has no agonist activity. The antagonism of the angiotensin II (AT1) receptors results in dose related increases in plasma renin levels, angiotensin I and angiotensin II levels, and a decrease in plasma aldosterone concentration.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
|C Cardiovascular system → C09 Agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system → C09C Angiotensin II antagonists, plain → C09CA Angiotensin II antagonists, plain
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:
|Health Products Regulatory Authority
|Identifier(s): 46/7.1.3/0231, 46/7.1.3/0232, 46/7.1.3/0233
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