Abrocitinib

Active ingredient description

Abrocitinib is a Janus kinase (JAK)1 inhibitor. JAKs are intracellular enzymes which transmit signals arising from cytokine or growth factor-receptor interactions on the cellular membrane to influence cellular processes of haematopoiesis and immune cell function. It is used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adults.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Abrocitinib
D Dermatologicals → D11 Other dermatological preparations → D11A Other dermatological preparations → D11AH Agents for dermatitis, excluding corticosteroids
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Medicines

Abrocitinib is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Ireland United Kingdom

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

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Type
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Summary of product characteristics (SPC)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

73SM5SF3OR - ABROCITINIB