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ATC Group: A07B Intestinal adsorbents

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A07
Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3
A07B
Intestinal adsorbents

Contents

Code
Title
A07BA
Charcoal preparations
A07BB
Bismuth preparations
A07BC
Other intestinal adsorbents

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Bismuth subgallate
Charcoal activated

Activated charcoal is a form of carbon processed to have small, low-volume pores that increase the surface area available for adsorption or chemical reactions.

Diosmectite

Diosmectite is a natural aluminomagnesium silicate clay with a lamellar, non-fibrous crystalline structure that gives it strong adsorbent properties. Diosmectite has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of acute watery diarrhoea in children.

Pectin

Pectin is a structural acidic heteropolysaccharide contained in the primary and middle lamella cell walls of terrestrial plants. The characteristic structure of pectin is a linear chain of alpha(1-4)linked D-galacturonic acid that forms the pectin-backbone, a homogalacturonan.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
CARBOMIX Granules
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK