This brand name is authorized in Japan

Active ingredients

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

1 Aclarubicin

Aclarubicin is an anthracycline antibiotic produced by Streptomyces galilaeus and also has potent antineoplastic activity. It is less cardiotoxic than doxorubicin and daunorubicin. The mechanism of action of aclarubicin is based on its capacity to insert its trisaccharide chain into the minor DNA groove: poison of topoisomerase I, inhibitor of topoisomerase II, eviction of histones from nucleosomes, but also inhibitor of the 20S proteasome.

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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
L01DB04 Aclarubicin L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L01 Antineoplastic agents → L01D Cytotoxic antibiotics and related substances → L01DB Anthracyclines and related substances
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Authorization and marketing

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

Country Identification scheme Identifier(s)
Country: JP 医薬品医療機器総合機構 Identifier(s): 4235400D1030

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