Brand name authorized in: South Africa
The drug ACTIMENTIN contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):
Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin (beta-lactam antibiotic) that inhibits one or more enzymes (often referred to as penicillin-binding proteins, PBPs) in the biosynthetic pathway of bactericidal peptidoglycan, which is an integral structural component of the bacterial cell wall. Inhibition of peptidoglycan synthesis leads to weakening of the cell wall, which is usually followed by cell lysis and death.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows: