ATC Group: A11CC01 Ergocalciferol

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 A11CC01 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 A11CC Vitamin D and analogues
5 A11CC01 Ergocalciferol

Active ingredients in A11CC01

Active Ingredient Description
Vitamin D2

Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) is a fat soluble vitamin. In conjunction with parathyroid hormone and calcitonin, it regulates calcium haemostasis. Ergocalciferol metabolites promote active absorption of calcium and phosphorous by the small intestine, increase rate of excretion and resorption of minerals in bone and promote resorption of minerals in bone and promote resorption of phosphate by renal tubules.

Medicines in this ATC group

Estonia (EE)

France (FR)

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