ATC Group: A07AA04 Streptomycin

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 A07AA04 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3 A07A Intestinal antiinfectives
4 A07AA Antibiotics
5 A07AA04 Streptomycin

Active ingredients in A07AA04

Active Ingredient Description

Streptomycin is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from Streptomyces griseus with antibacterial activity. It acts by interfering with normal protein synthesis. Streptomycin is typically used for treatment of active tuberculosis, always in combination with other antituberculosis agents.