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ATC Group: A02BC01 Omeprazole

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

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
A02BC
Proton pump inhibitors
5
A02BC01
Omeprazole

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Omeprazole

Omeprazole, a racemic mixture of two enantiomers reduces gastric acid secretion through a highly targeted mechanism of action. It is a specific inhibitor of the acid pump in the parietal cell. It is rapidly acting and provides control through reversible inhibition of gastric acid secretion with once daily dosing.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
OMEPRAZOLE Gastro-resistant capsules
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
OMEPRAZOLE Powder for solution for infusion
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
PEDIPPI Powder for oral suspension
MPI, EU: SmPC
IE
PRILOSEC Granule for delayed-release oral suspension
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US