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ATC Group: A08AA04 Dexfenfluramine

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A08
Antiobesity preparations, excl. diet products
3
A08A
Antiobesity preparations, excl. diet products
4
A08AA
Centrally acting antiobesity products
5
A08AA04
Dexfenfluramine

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Dexfenfluramine

Dexfenfluramine is the d-enantiomer of fenfluramine (structurally similar to amphetamine) and acts as a serotonergic anorectic drug that reduces appetite by increasing the amount of extracellular serotonin in the brain.