ATC Group: A04AA03 Tropisetron

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Antiemetics and antinauseants
3
Antiemetics and antinauseants
4
Serotonin (5HT3) antagonists
5
A04AA03
Tropisetron

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Tropisetron is a highly potent and selective competitive antagonist of the 5-HT3 receptor. Tropisetron selectively blocks the excitation of the presynaptic 5-HT3 receptors of the peripheral neurons in this reflex, and may exert additional direct actions within the CNS on 5-HT3 receptors mediating the actions of vagal input to the area postrema.