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ATC Group: A02BX05 Bismuth subcitrate

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
A02BX
Other drugs for peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
5
A02BX05
Bismuth subcitrate

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate

Under the effect of gastric acid, a precipitate is formed from tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate, which adheres primarily to the ulcerated area and inhibits the activity of pepsin. Tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate contributes to the healing of a high percentage of gastric and duodenal ulcers.