ATC Group: A06AD15 Macrogol

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

Level
Code
Title
1
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
Laxatives
3
Laxatives
4
Osmotically acting laxatives
5
A06AD15
Macrogol

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

High molecular weight (4000) macrogols are long linear polymers which retain water molecules by means of hydrogen bonds. When administered by the oral route, they lead to an increase in volume of intestinal fluids.

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