ATC Group: A07EA07 Beclometasone

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
Intestinal antiinflammatory agents
4
Corticosteroids acting locally
5
A07EA07
Beclometasone

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

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.

Medicines in this ATC group

Drug
Countries

Spain United Kingdom

Related product monographs

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK