ATC Group: A05AA02 Ursodeoxycholic acid

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 A05AA02 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A05 Bile and liver therapy
3 A05A Bile therapy
4 A05AA Bile acid preparations
5 A05AA02 Ursodeoxycholic acid

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 750 mg

Active ingredients in A05AA02

Active Ingredient Description
Ursodeoxycholic acid

The ursodeoxycholic acid converts lithogenic bile in non-lithogenic bile and gradually dissolves the cholesterol gallstones.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
ACTIGALL Capsule FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/Old
CHOLURSO Film-coated tablet Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC
PROURSAN Capsule, hard Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC
URSO 250 / FORTE Film-coated tablet FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
URSOFALK Capsule, hard Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
URSOGRIX Capsule, hard Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC

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