ACROVASTIN AMLO

Active ingredients

The drug ACROVASTIN AMLO contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

UNII 48A5M73Z4Q - ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM TRIHYDRATE

Atorvastatin is a selective, competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. Atorvastatin lowers plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein serum concentrations by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase and subsequently cholesterol biosynthesis in the liver and increases the number of hepatic LDL receptors on the cell surface for enhanced uptake and catabolism of LDL.

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UNII 864V2Q084H - AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Amlodipine is a calcium ion influx inhibitor of the dihydropyridine group (slow channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist) and inhibits the transmembrane influx of calcium ions into cardiac and vascular smooth muscle.

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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
Atorvastatin and amlodipine
C Cardiovascular system → C10 Lipid modifying agents → C10B Lipid modifying agents, combinations → C10BX Lipid modifying agents in combination with other drugs
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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): 6009-MAN-02-11, 6097-MAN-05-11, 6154-MAN-07-11