ATC Group: A07DA02 Opium

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

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

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

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.

Medicines in this ATC group

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Type
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Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
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