ATC Group: A03AX08 Alverine

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 A03AX08 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A03 Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders
4 A03AX Other drugs for functional bowel disorders
5 A03AX08 Alverine

Active ingredients in A03AX08

Active Ingredient Description

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.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
SPASMONAL Hard capsule Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

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