ABIPLATIN

Brand name authorized in: South Africa

Active ingredients

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

1 Cis-Diaminedichloroplatinum
UNII Q20Q21Q62J - CISPLATIN

Cisplatin is an anorganic substance containing a heavy metal [cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II)]. This substance inhibits the DNA synthesis by realising transverse connections within and between the DNA strings. The protein and RNA synthesis is inhibited to a lesser extent.

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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
Cisplatin
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L01 Antineoplastic agents → L01X Other antineoplastic agents → L01XA Platinum compounds
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