This brand name is authorized in New Zealand
The drug ACCARB contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):
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.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
|A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A10 Drugs used in diabetes → A10B Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins → A10BF Alpha glucosidase inhibitors
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:
|Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority
|Identifier(s): 13270, 13271
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