ATC Group: A03FA03 Domperidone

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 A03FA03 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A03 Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders
3 A03F Propulsives
4 A03FA Propulsives
5 A03FA03 Domperidone

Defined daily dose

The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.

Route Amount
ORAL - Oral 30 mg
PAREN - Parenteral 30 mg
RECTAL - Rectal 0.12 g

Active ingredients in A03FA03

Active Ingredient Description
Domperidone

Domperidone is a dopamine antagonist with anti-emetic properties, Domperidone does not readily cross the blood-brain barrier. In domperidone users, especially in adults, extrapyramidal side effects are very rare, but domperidone promotes the release of prolactin from the pituitary.

Related product monographs

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COSTI Tablet Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC
MOTILIUM Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
PEPTOMET Film-coated tablet Υπουργείο Υγείας (CY) MPI, EU: SmPC

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