ATC Group: A10BH01 Sitagliptin

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 A10BH01 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 A10BH Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors
5 A10BH01 Sitagliptin

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 0.1 g

Active ingredients in A10BH01

Active Ingredient Description
Sitagliptin

Sitagliptin is a member of a class of oral anti-hyperglycaemic agents called dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. The improvement in glycaemic control observed with this medicinal product may be mediated by enhancing the levels of active incretin hormones.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
JANUVIA Film-coated tablet European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC
RISTABEN Film-coated tablet European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC
TESAVEL Film-coated tablet European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC

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