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ATC Group: A05BA Liver therapy

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A05
Bile and liver therapy
3
A05B
Liver therapy, lipotropics
4
A05BA
Liver therapy

Contents

Code
Title
A05BA01
Arginine glutamate
A05BA03
Silymarin
A05BA04
Citiolone
A05BA05
Epomediol
A05BA06
Ornithine oxoglurate
A05BA07
Tidiacic arginine
A05BA08
Glycyrrhizic acid
A05BA09
Metadoxine

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Silymarin

Silymarin is a plant-derived flavonoid from the plant Silybum marianum. The main component of the silymarin complex is silybin, which is a mixture of two diastereomers A and B in approximately 1:1 proportion. The drug possess hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity. The hepatoprotective effect is due to stimulation of synthesis of structural and functional proteins and phospholipids, as well as acceleration of the regeneration of hepatocytes. Antioxidant effect is determined by interaction of bioflavones with free radicals in the liver and its detoxication. In such manner the process of peroxidation of the lipids is interrupted and further liver destruction is prevented.