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ATC Group: A03B BELLADONNA AND DERIVATIVES, PLAIN

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A03
Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders
3
A03B
BELLADONNA AND DERIVATIVES, PLAIN

Contents

Code
Title
A03BA
Belladonna alkaloids, tertiary amines
A03BB
Belladonna alkaloids, semisynthetic, quaternary ammonium compounds

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Atropine

Atropine is an antimuscarinic agent which competitively antagonises acetylcholine at postganglionic nerve endings, thus affecting receptors if the exocrine glands, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle and the central nervous system.

Butylscopolamine

Butylscopolamine is an antispasmodic agent which relaxes smooth muscle of the organs of the abdominal and pelvic cavities. It is believed to act predominantly on the intramural parasympathetic ganglia of these organs.

Epoxymethamine Bromide

Methscopolamine is an anticholinergic. The mechanism of action of methscopolamine is as a cholinergic antagonist.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
ATROPINE Eye drops
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
ATROPINE Solution for injection
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
ATROPINE Tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
BUSCOPAN Coated tablets
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK