ATC Group: A06AB05 Castor oil

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Laxatives
3
Laxatives
4
Contact laxatives
5
A06AB05
Castor oil

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

Castor oil is a vegetable oil pressed from the seeds of the castor bean, Ricinus communis. Castor oil is used medicinally as a laxative and as an excipient.