ATC Group: A03FA02 Cisapride

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
Propulsives
4
Propulsives
5
A03FA02
Cisapride

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Cisapride is a substituted piperidinyl benzamide prokinetic agent. Cisapride facilitates release of acetylcholine from the myenteric plexus, resulting in increased gastrointestinal motility. In addition, cisapride has been found to act as a serotonin agonist, stimulating type 4 receptors, and a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist.

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