ATC Group: A04AA04 Dolasetron

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
A04AA04
Dolasetron

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Dolasetron and its active metabolite, hydrodolasetron (MDL 74,156), are selective serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists not shown to have activity at other known serotonin receptors and with low affinity for dopamine receptors. The serotonin 5-HT3 receptors are located on the nerve terminals of the vagus in the periphery and centrally in the chemoreceptor trigger zone of the area postrema.

Medicines in this ATC group

Drug
Countries

United States