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ATC Group: A08AX01 Rimonabant

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
A08AX
Other antiobesity drugs
5
A08AX01
Rimonabant

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Rimonabant

Rimonabant is a selective cannabinoid-1 receptor (CB1) antagonist that inhibits the pharmacological effects of cannabinoid agonists in vitro and in vivo. The endocannabinoid system is a physiological system present in brain and peripheral tissues (including adipocytes) that affects energy balance, glucose and lipid metabolism and body weight, and in neurons of the mesolimbic system modulates the intake of highly palatable, sweet or fatty foods.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
ACOMPLIA Film-coated tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC