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ATC Group: A10BB12 Glimepiride

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

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
A10BB12
Glimepiride

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Glimepiride

Glimepiride is an orally active hypoglycaemic substance belonging to the sulphonylurea group. It may be used in non-insulin dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus. Glimepiride acts mainly by stimulating insulin release from pancreatic beta cells.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
AMARYL Tablet
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US