ACIDOWN

Active ingredients

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

UNII 80061L1WGD - CIMETIDINE

Cimetidine is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist which rapidly inhibits both basal and stimulated gastric secretion of acid and reduces pepsin output. It is a reversible, competitive antagonist, and is used as an anti-ulcer drug.

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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
Cimetidine
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD) → A02BA H2-receptor antagonists
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Authorization and marketing

This brand name is authorized in the following countries: South Africa

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

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
ZA
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Identifier(s): X/11.4.3/278