ACARA TRIO

Brand name authorized in: Germany

Active ingredients

The drug ACARA TRIO contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Risedronic acid
UNII OFG5EXG60L - RISEDRONATE SODIUM

Risedronic acid is a pyridinyl bisphosphonate that binds to bone hydroxyapatite and inhibits osteoclast-mediated bone resorption. The bone turnover is reduced while the osteoblast activity and bone mineralisation is preserved.

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2 Calcium carbonate
UNII H0G9379FGK - CALCIUM CARBONATE

Calcium carbonate releases, in a pH-dependent manner, calcium ions in the stomach. Calcium carbonate is widely used as antacid and extensively used as a dietary supplement.

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3 Vitamin D3
UNII 1C6V77QF41 - CHOLECALCIFEROL

In its biologically active form vitamin D3 stimulates intestinal calcium absorption, incorporation of calcium into the osteoid, and release of calcium from bone tissue. In the small intestine it promotes rapid and delayed calcium uptake. The passive and active transport of phosphate is also stimulated.

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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
Risedronic acid, calcium and colecalciferol, sequential
M Musculo-skeletal system → M05 Drugs for treatment of bone diseases → M05B Drugs affecting bone structure and mineralization → M05BB Bisphosphonates, combinations
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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)
DE
Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
Identifier(s): 14169085, 14169091