ACNETIN-A

Brand name authorized in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

The drug ACNETIN-A contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Tretinoin
UNII 5688UTC01R - TRETINOIN

Tretinoin decreases cohesiveness of follicular epithelial cells resulting in decreased microcomedone formation. Additionally, tretinoin stimulates mitotic activity and increased turnover of follicular epithelial cells, causing extrusion of the comedones.

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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
Tretinoin
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AD Retinoids for topical use in acne
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Unique identifiers

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

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
HK
Department of Health Drug Office
Identifier(s): 57254