ABSORCOL

Brand name authorized in: Spain Italy

Active ingredients

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

1 Ezetimibe
UNII EOR26LQQ24 - EZETIMIBE

Ezetimibe is in a new class of lipid-lowering compounds that selectively inhibit the intestinal absorption of cholesterol. The molecular target of ezetimibe is the sterol transporter, Niemann-Pick C1-Like 1 (NPC1L1), which is responsible for the intestinal uptake of cholesterol.

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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
Ezetimibe
C Cardiovascular system → C10 Lipid modifying agents → C10A Lipid modifying agents, plain → C10AX Other lipid modifying agents
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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
ES
Centro de informaciĆ³n online de medicamentos de la AEMPS
Identifier(s): 65382
IT
Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco
Identifier(s): 36018149