ATC Group: A02AC Calcium compounds

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 A02AC in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A02 Drugs for acid related disorders
3 A02A Antacids
4 A02AC Calcium compounds

Group A02AC contents

Code Title
A02AC01 Calcium carbonate
A02AC02 Calcium silicate
A02AC10 Combinations

Active ingredients in A02AC

Active Ingredient Description
Calcium carbonate

Calcium carbonate releases, in a pH-dependent manner, calcium ions in the stomach. Calcium carbonate is widely used as antacid and extensively used as a dietary supplement.