The drug ACIDEX contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):
Alginic acid is a polysaccharide distributed widely in the cell walls of brown algae which is hydrophilic and forms a viscous gum when hydrated. Its salts with metals such as sodium and calcium are known as alginates. It is a significant component of the biofilms produced by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a major pathogen found in the lungs of some people who have cystic fibrosis. The biofilm and P. aeruginosa have a high resistance to antibiotics and are susceptible to inhibition by macrophages.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
This brand name is authorized in the following countries: Ireland New Zealand United Kingdom
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed: