ACEVIT

Active ingredients

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

UNII 1D1K0N0VVC - VITAMIN A PALMITATE

Vitamin A plays an important role in the visual process. It is isomerised to the 11-cis isomer and subsequently bound to the opsin to form the photoreceptor for vision under subdued light. Vitamin A also participates in the formation and maintenance of the integrity of epithelial tissues and mucous membranes.

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UNII VS041H42XC - ERGOCALCIFEROL

Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) is a fat soluble vitamin. In conjunction with parathyroid hormone and calcitonin, it regulates calcium haemostasis. Ergocalciferol metabolites promote active absorption of calcium and phosphorous by the small intestine, increase rate of excretion and resorption of minerals in bone and promote resorption of minerals in bone and promote resorption of phosphate by renal tubules.

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UNII PQ6CK8PD0R - ASCORBIC ACID

Ascorbic acid, coupled with dehydroascorbic acid to which it is reversibly oxidised, has a variety of functions in cellular oxidation processes. Ascorbic acid is required in several important hydroxylations, including the conversion of proline to hydroxyproline and appears to have an important role in metal ion metabolism, including the gastrointestinal absorption of iron and its transport between plasma and storage organs.

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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
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C), combinations
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A11 Vitamins → A11G Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), incl. combinations
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Authorization and marketing

This brand name is authorized in the following countries: Ecuador

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

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
EC
Agencia Nacional de RegulaciĆ³n, Control y Vigilancia Sanitaria
Identifier(s): 845-MEE-0315