Acridinyl Anisidide

Also known as: Amsacrine

Active ingredient description

Amsidine is a sterile antitumour chemotherapeutic agent for intravenous infusion. Although not completely clarified, the mode of action of amsacrine is related to its property of binding the DNA through intercalation and external (electrostatic) forces.

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
Amsacrine
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L01 Antineoplastic agents → L01X Other antineoplastic agents → L01XX Other antineoplastic agents
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Medicines

Acridinyl Anisidide is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

France

Ireland Netherlands United Kingdom

Product monographs

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

Title
Type
Country

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

00DPD30SOY - AMSACRINE

CAS registry number

51264-14-3 - amsacrine

SNOMED-CT

391774005 - Amsacrine (substance)