What is drug classification code?
Drug Class Codes: Codes used to identify each of 21 major therapeutic classes (and 139 subclasses) to which a drug may belong (adapted from Standard Drug Classifications in the National Drug Code (NDC) Directory, 1995).
Can a drug have more than one ATC code?
A drug can be assigned more than one ATC code when it has multiple different therapeutic uses. For example, besides as a platelet aggregation inhibitor (B01AC06) mentioned above, acetylsalicylic acid is also used as a drug for ‘local oral treatment’ (A01AD05) and used as an ‘analgesic and antipyretic’ (N02BA01).
WHO ATC metformin?
ATC 5th level Thus, in the ATC system all plain metformin preparations are given the code A10BA02.
Who is ATC A10?
ATC code A10 Drugs used in diabetes is a therapeutic subgroup of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System, a system of alphanumeric codes developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the classification of drugs and other medical products.
Who ATC code 2020?
New ATC codes 2020
|ATC code||ATC level name|
|A02BD15||vonoprazan, amoxicillin and metronidazole|
|A02BD14||vonoprazan, amoxicillin and clarithromycin|
Who DDD ofloxacin?
WHO ATC insulin?
A10A INSULINS AND ANALOGUES Products consisting of, e.g. beef and pork insulin, are classified as combinations (30-levels) at each 4th level according to onset and duration of action….A10AB Insulins and analogues for injection, fast-acting.
What is ATC 2nd level?
Each ATC main group is divided into 2nd levels which could be either pharmacological or therapeutic groups. The 3rd and 4th levels are chemical, pharmacological or therapeutic subgroups and the 5th level is the chemical substance.