ATC Group: A03AB05 Propantheline

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders
3
DRUGS FOR FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDERS
4
Synthetic anticholinergics, quaternary ammonium compounds
5
A03AB05
Propantheline

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Propantheline inhibits parasympathetic activity by blocking the action of the neurohormone, acetylcholine, on the neuroeffector cell. This blocking action of propantheline is instrumental in reducing gastric acid secretion and gastrointestinal motor activity.

Medicines in this ATC group

Drug
Countries

Australia New Zealand United Kingdom

Related product monographs

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK