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ATC Group: A10BH01 Sitagliptin

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

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
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.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
JANUVIA Film-coated tablets
MPI, EU: SmPC