ATC Group: A04AA02 Granisetron

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 A04AA02 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A04 Antiemetics and antinauseants
3 A04A Antiemetics and antinauseants
4 A04AA Serotonin (5HT3) antagonists
5 A04AA02 Granisetron

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 2 mg
PAREN - Parenteral 3 mg
T-DERMAL - Transdermal 3.1 mg

Active ingredients in A04AA02

Active Ingredient Description
Granisetron

Granisetron is a potent anti-emetic and highly selective antagonist of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT3 receptors). Pharmacological studies have demonstrated that granisetron is effective against nausea and vomiting as a result of cytostatic therapy.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
GRANISETRON Concentrate for solution for injection or infusion Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
GRANISETRON Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
GRANTRYL Film-coated tablet Health Products Regulatory Authority (ZA) MPI, Generic
GRANTRYL Solution for injection Health Products Regulatory Authority (ZA) MPI, Generic
SANCUSO Transdermal patch European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC

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