ATC Group: A11CA Vitamin A, plain

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 A11CA in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A11 Vitamins
3 A11C Vitamin A and D, incl. combinations of the two
4 A11CA Vitamin A, plain

Group A11CA contents

Code Title
A11CA01 Retinol (vit A)

Active ingredients in A11CA

Active Ingredient Description
Vitamin A

Vitamin A plays an important role in the visual process. It is isomerised to the 11-cis isomer and subsequently bound to the opsin to form the photoreceptor for vision under subdued light. Vitamin A also participates in the formation and maintenance of the integrity of epithelial tissues and mucous membranes.