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ATC Group: A06AB08 Sodium picosulfate

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A06
Laxatives
3
A06A
Laxatives
4
A06AB
Contact laxatives
5
A06AB08
Sodium picosulfate

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Sodium picosulfate

Sodium picosulfate is a locally acting laxative from the triarylmethane group, which after bacterial cleavage in the colon, has a dual-action with stimulation of the mucosa of both the large intestine and of the rectum.