ACNE PLUS

Brand name authorized in: Austria

Active ingredients

The drug ACNE PLUS contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Benzoyl peroxide
UNII W9WZN9A0GM - BENZOYL PEROXIDE

Benzoyl peroxide is a highly lipophilic, oxidising agent with keratolytic and bacteriocidal effects. The effectiveness of benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of acne vulgaris is primarily attributable to its antibacterial activity, especially with respect to Propionibacterium acnes. Benzoyl peroxide is also believed to be effective in the treatment of acne on account of its anti-inflammatory and mild keratolytic properties.

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2 Miconazole
UNII VW4H1CYW1K - MICONAZOLE NITRATE

Miconazole possesses an antifungal activity against the common dermatophytes and yeasts as well as an antibacterial activity against certain gram-positive bacilli and cocci. Its activity is based on the inhibition of the ergosterol biosynthesis in fungi and the change in the composition of the lipid components in the membrane, resulting in fungal cell necrosis.

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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
Benzoyl peroxide, combinations
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AE Peroxides
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