ATC Group: N05AG Diphenylbutylpiperidine derivatives

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 N05AG in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 N Nervous system
2 N05 Psycholeptics
3 N05A Antipsychotics
4 N05AG Diphenylbutylpiperidine derivatives

Group N05AG contents

Code Title
N05AG01 Fluspirilene
N05AG02 Pimozide
N05AG03 Penfluridol

Active ingredients in N05AG

Active Ingredient Description

Pimozide is an orally active neuroleptic drug which blocks central dopaminergic receptors. Pimozide antagonises many of the actions of amphetamine and apomorphine.

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