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.
Alverine is a drug used for functional gastrointestinal disorders. Alverine is a smooth muscle relaxant used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines. It acts directly on the muscle in the gut, causing it to relax. It is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. It has a role as an antispasmodic drug.
Dimeticone is used in many pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations. A 4% concentration has been found to affect the physico-physiological activity of lice.
Simethicone is a chemically inert, non-systemic gastric defoaming agent that works by altering the elasticity of interfaces of mucus-embedded bubbles in the gastrointestinal tract. The gas bubbles are thus broken down or coalesced and in this form gas is more easily eliminated through eructation or passing flatus.