ATC Group: A01AB17 Metronidazole

The World Health Organization's ATC classification organizes medical drugs based on therapeutic properties, chemical composition, and anatomy. It helps make essential medicines readily available globally and is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Position of A01AB17 in the ATC hierarchy

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Stomatological preparations
3
Stomatological preparations
4
Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
5
A01AB17
Metronidazole

Active ingredients in A01AB17

Active Ingredient
Description

Metronidazole is an anti-infectious drug belonging to the pharmacotherapeutic group of nitroimidazole derivatives, which have effect mainly on strict anaerobes. This effect is probably caused by interaction with DNS and different metabolites.

Medicines in this ATC group

Drug
Countries

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