ABEXEM

Brand name authorized in: South Africa

Active ingredients

The drug ABEXEM contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Atorvastatin
UNII A0JWA85V8F - ATORVASTATIN

Atorvastatin is a selective, competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. Atorvastatin lowers plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein serum concentrations by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase and subsequently cholesterol biosynthesis in the liver and increases the number of hepatic LDL receptors on the cell surface for enhanced uptake and catabolism of LDL.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Atorvastatin
C Cardiovascular system → C10 Lipid modifying agents → C10A Lipid modifying agents, plain → C10AA HMG CoA reductase inhibitors
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