ACAROSE

Brand name authorized in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

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

1 Acarbose
UNII T58MSI464G - ACARBOSE

Acarbose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, used in the treatment of diabetes. Inhibitors of a-glucosidase retard the breakdown of carbohydrates in the food and reduce the increase in blood glucose levels, which occurs after each meal.

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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
Acarbose
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A10 Drugs used in diabetes → A10B Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins → A10BF Alpha glucosidase inhibitors
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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)
HK
Department of Health Drug Office
Identifier(s): 57616