This brand name is authorized in South Africa
The drug ABEXEM contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):
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.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
|C Cardiovascular system → C10 Lipid modifying agents → C10A Lipid modifying agents, plain → C10AA HMG CoA reductase inhibitors
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:
|Health Products Regulatory Authority
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