Active ingredients

The drug ACROCAL D contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):


Calcium plays a vital role in the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of organisms and of the cell, particularly in signal transduction pathways. The skeleton acts as a major mineral storage site for the element and releases Ca2+ ions into the bloodstream under controlled conditions. Circulating calcium is either in the free, ionized form or bound to blood proteins such as serum albumin. Although calcium flow to and from the bone is neutral, about 5 mmol is turned over a day. Bone serves as an important storage point for calcium, as it contains 99% of the total body calcium.

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In its biologically active form vitamin D3 stimulates intestinal calcium absorption, incorporation of calcium into the osteoid, and release of calcium from bone tissue. In the small intestine it promotes rapid and delayed calcium uptake. The passive and active transport of phosphate is also stimulated.

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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
Calcium, combinations with vitamin D and/or other drugs
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A12 Mineral supplements → A12A Calcium
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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:

Identification scheme
Agencia Nacional de RegulaciĆ³n, Control y Vigilancia Sanitaria
Identifier(s): 02167-MAC-09-02, 03034-MAN-03-04