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ATC Group: A07EC01 Sulfasalazine

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
A07EC
Aminosalicylic acid and similar agents
5
A07EC01
Sulfasalazine

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Sulfasalazine

Therapeutic benefit of sulfasalazine appears to be due to a local action of the sulfasalazine and its split product 5-aminosalicylic acid on the mucous membrane and deeper colonic structures.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
SALAZOPYRIN Suppository
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK