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ATC Group: A07EA07 Beclometasone

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A07
Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3
A07E
Intestinal antiinflammatory agents
4
A07EA
Corticosteroids acting locally
5
A07EA07
Beclometasone

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Beclometasone

Beclometasone is a pro-drug with weak glucocorticoid receptor binding affinity. It is extensively hydrolysed via esterase enzymes to the active metabolite beclometasone-17-monopropionate (B-17-MP), which has potent topical anti-inflammatory activity.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
CLIPPER Gastro-resistant prolonged-release tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK