ATC Group: A02BC04 Rabeprazole

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 A02BC04 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A02 Drugs for acid related disorders
4 A02BC Proton pump inhibitors
5 A02BC04 Rabeprazole

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 20 mg

Active ingredients in A02BC04

Active Ingredient Description

Rabeprazole belongs to the class of anti-secretory compounds, the substituted benzimidazoles, that do not exhibit anticholinergic or H2 histamine antagonist properties, but suppress gastric acid secretion by the specific inhibition of the H+/K+ -ATPase enzyme (the acid or proton pump).

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
ACIPHEX Delayed-release tablet FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
ACIPHEX SPRINKLE Delayed-release capsule FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
PARIET Gastro-resistant tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
RABEPRAZOLE ACCORD Gastro-resistant tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
RAZOLE Gastro-resistant tablet Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC

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