ATC Group: A01AC02 Dexamethasone

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Stomatological preparations
3
Stomatological preparations
4
Corticosteroids for local oral treatment
5
A01AC02
Dexamethasone

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid; it combines high anti-inflammatory effects with low mineralocorticoid activity. It has an approximately 7 times greater anti-inflammatory potency than prednisolone, another commonly prescribed corticosteroid. At high doses it reduces the immune response.

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