ATC Group: A01AD01 Epinephrine

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 A01AD01 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A01 Stomatological preparations
3 A01A Stomatological preparations
4 A01AD Other agents for local oral treatment
5 A01AD01 Epinephrine

Active ingredients in A01AD01

Active Ingredient Description

Epinephrine is a direct acting sympathomimetic agent, which exerts effects on both α and β adrenoceptors. It has more pronounced effects on β than on α adrenoceptors, although α effects prevail at high doses. The effects of adrenaline include increased rate and force of cardiac contraction, cutaneous vasoconstriction and broncho-dilatation.