ACROZETIM

Active ingredients

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

UNII A0JWA85V8F - ATORVASTATIN

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 EOR26LQQ24 - EZETIMIBE

Ezetimibe is in a new class of lipid-lowering compounds that selectively inhibit the intestinal absorption of cholesterol. The molecular target of ezetimibe is the sterol transporter, Niemann-Pick C1-Like 1 (NPC1L1), which is responsible for the intestinal uptake of cholesterol.

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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): 3235-MEN-0721