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.
|Alimentary tract and metabolism
|Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.
|ORAL - Oral
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.
|DROPIZOL Oral drops, solution
|Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)
|MPI, EU: SmPC
Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.