ATC Group: A10BB07 Glipizide

The World Health Organization's ATC classification organizes medical drugs based on therapeutic properties, chemical composition, and anatomy. It helps make essential medicines readily available globally and is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Position of A10BB07 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A10 Drugs used in diabetes
3 A10B Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins
4 A10BB Sulfonamides, urea derivatives
5 A10BB07 Glipizide

Defined daily dose

The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.

Route Amount
ORAL - Oral 10 mg

Active ingredients in A10BB07

Active Ingredient Description

Glipizide is an oral blood-glucose-lowering drug of the sulfonylurea class. The primary mode of action of glipizide is the stimulation of insulin secretion from the beta-cells of pancreatic islet tissue.

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