ACIGESTOL

Active ingredients

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

UNII 62TEY51RR1 - BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE

Bismuth has weak antacid properties. Bismuth subsalicylate may exert its antidiarrhoeal action not only by stimulating absorption of fluid and electrolytes across the intestinal wall but also when hydrolysed to salicylic acid, by inhibiting synthesis of a prostaglandin responsible for intestinal inflammation and hypermotility.

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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
Bismuth preparations
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents → A07B Intestinal adsorbents
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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): 2920-MEN-1020