ATC Group: H04A Glycogenolytic hormones

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 H04A in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 H Systemic hormonal preparations, excl. Sex hormones and insulins
2 H04 Pancreatic hormones
3 H04A Glycogenolytic hormones

Group H04A contents

Code Title
H04AA Glycogenolytic hormones

Active ingredients in H04A

Active Ingredient Description

Glucagon is a hyperglycaemic agent that mobilises hepatic glycogen, which is released into the blood as glucose. Glucagon inhibits the tone and motility of the smooth muscle in the gastrointestinal tract.

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