ATC Group: A02BA03 Famotidine

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 A02BA03 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A02 Drugs for acid related disorders
3 A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD)
4 A02BA H2-receptor antagonists
5 A02BA03 Famotidine

Defined daily dose

The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.

Route Amount
ORAL - Oral 40 mg
PAREN - Parenteral 40 mg

Active ingredients in A02BA03

Active Ingredient Description
Famotidine

Famotidine is a potent competitive H2-receptor antagonist. Famotidine has a rapid onset of action and, at the recommended doses, has a long duration of action and is highly effective at relatively low blood concentrations.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
FAMOPSIN 20mg Film-coated tablet Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC
FAMOPSIN 40mg Film-coated tablet Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC
PEPCID AC Film-coated tablet Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC
PEPCID Film-coated tablet FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
PEPCID Oral suspension FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
ULCEDINE Film coated table Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC
ULCERAN Film-coated tablet Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC

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