This brand name is authorized in Hong Kong

Active ingredients

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

1 Clarithromycin

Clarithromycin is a semi-synthetic derivative of erythromycin A. It exerts its antibacterial action by selectively binding to the 50s ribosomal sub-unit of susceptible bacteria preventing translocation of activated amino acids. It inhibits the intracellular protein synthesis of susceptible bacteria.

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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
J01FA09 Clarithromycin J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01F Macrolides, lincosamides and streptogramins → J01FA Macrolides
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Authorization and marketing

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

Country Identification scheme Identifier(s)
Country: HK Department of Health Drug Office Identifier(s): 64683

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