ACUMOD

Brand name authorized in: South Africa

Active ingredients

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

1 Amiloride
UNII FZJ37245UC - AMILORIDE HYDROCHLORIDE

Amiloride has mild diuretic and anti-hypertensive activity. It acts primarily in the distal tubule and does not require aldosterone for its action. Amiloride is a mild natriuretic which does not initiate a concomitant decrease in potassium levels.

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2 Hydrochlorothiazide
UNII 0J48LPH2TH - HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic and an antihypertensive agent. It affects the distal renal tubular mechanism of electrolyte reabsorption and increases excretion of sodium and chloride in approximately equivalent amounts.

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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
Hydrochlorothiazide and potassium-sparing agents
C Cardiovascular system → C03 Diuretics → C03E Diuretics and potassium-sparing agents in combination → C03EA Low-ceiling diuretics and potassium-sparing agents
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