ACIDAL

Brand name authorized in: Finland

Active ingredients

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

1 Esomeprazole
UNII 36H71644EQ - ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM DIHYDRATE

Esomeprazole is the S-isomer of omeprazole and reduces gastric acid secretion through a specific targeted mechanism of action. Esomeprazole is a weak base and is concentrated and converted to the active form in the highly acidic environment of the secretory canaliculi of the parietal cell, where it inhibits the enzyme H+ K+ -ATPase – the acid pump and inhibits both basal and stimulated acid secretion.

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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
Esomeprazole
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD) → A02BC Proton pump 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)
FI
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Identifier(s): 043784, 130944, 148400, 405054, 579553