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ATC Group: A07DA02 Opium

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A07
Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3
A07D
Antipropulsives
4
A07DA
Antipropulsives
5
A07DA02
Opium

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Opium

Opium alkaloids (opioids and isoquinoline derivatives) induce constipation, euphoria, analgesia and sedation dependent on the dose and derivative. The constipating effect is caused by inhibition of the intestines' peristalsis.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
DROPIZOL Oral drops, solution
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK