ABSORICA

Brand name authorized in: United States

Active ingredients

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

1 Isotretinoin
UNII EH28UP18IF - ISOTRETINOIN

Isotretinoin is a stereoisomer of all-trans retinoic acid (tretinoin). The exact mechanism of action of isotretinoin has not yet been elucidated in detail, but it has been established that the improvement observed in the clinical picture of severe acne is associated with suppression of sebaceous gland activity and a histologically demonstrated reduction in the size of the sebaceous glands. Furthermore, a dermal anti-inflammatory effect of isotretinoin has been established.

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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)
US
FDA, National Drug Code
Identifier(s): 10631-002, 10631-003, 10631-005, 10631-007, 10631-115, 10631-116, 10631-117, 10631-118, 10631-133, 10631-134