AFITEN

Brand name authorized in: Cyprus Hong Kong

Active ingredients

The drug AFITEN contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Amlodipine
UNII 1J444QC288 - AMLODIPINE

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
Amlodipine
C Cardiovascular system → C08 Calcium channel blockers → C08C Selective calcium channel blockers with mainly vascular effects → C08CA Dihydropyridine derivatives
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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
HK
Department of Health Drug Office
Identifier(s): 66679, 66680