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A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System. The Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System is used for the classification of drugs. ...

N Nervous system A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System. ...


N02A Opioids

An opioid is any agent that binds to opioid receptors found principally in the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. ...

N02AA Natural opium alkaloids

N02AA01 Morphine
N02AA02 Opium
N02AA03 Hydromorphone
N02AA04 Nicomorphine
N02AA05 Oxycodone
N02AA08 Dihydrocodeine
N02AA09 Diamorphine
N02AA10 Papaveretum
N02AA51 Morphine, combinations
N02AA58 Dihydrocodeine, combinations
N02AA59 Codeine, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02AA79 Codeine, combinations with psycholeptics

Morphine (INN), the principal active agent in opium, is a powerful opioid analgesic drug. ... Opium is a narcotic drug which is obtained from the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy . ... Hydromorphone is a drug used to relieve moderate to severe pain. ... Oxycodone is a very powerful and potentially addictive opioid analgesic medication synthesized from thebaine. ... Dihydrocodeine (4,5-alpha-epoxy-3-methoxy-17-morphinan-6-ol, C18H23NO3), also called DHC or DF-118, is a synthetic opioid analgesic prescribed for postoperative pain, severe dyspnea, or as an antitussive. ... Heroin or diamorphine (INN) (colloquially referred to as junk, babania, horse, golden brown, smack, black tar, big H, lady H, dope, skag, juice, diesel, etc. ...

N02AB Phenylpiperidine derivatives

N02AB01 Ketobemidone
N02AB02 Pethidine
N02AB03 Fentanyl
N02AB52 Pethidine, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02AB72 Pethidine, combinations with psycholeptics

Pethidine (INN) or meperidine (USAN) (also referred to as: isonipecaine; lidol; operidine; pethanol; piridosal; Algil®; Alodan®; Centralgin®; Demerol®; Dispadol®; Dolantin®; Dolestine®; Dolosal®; Dolsin®; Mefedina®) is a fast-acting opioid analgesic drug. ... Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic, first synthesized in Belgium in the late 1950s, with an analgesic potency of about 80 times that of morphine. ...

N02AC Diphenylpropylamine derivatives

N02AC01 Dextromoramide
N02AC03 Piritramide
N02AC04 Dextropropoxyphene
N02AC05 Bezitramide
N02AC52 Methadone, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02AC54 Dextropropoxyphene, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02AC74 Dextropropoxyphene, combinations with psycholeptics

Dextropropoxyphene is an analgesic in the opioid category that is used to treat severe pain and severe coughs. ... Methadone is a synthetic opioid analgesic synthesized in 1937 by German scientists Max Bockmühl and Gustav Ehrhart at IG Farben (Hoechst-Am-Main) who were searching for an analgesic that would be easier to use during surgery and also have low addiction potential. ... Dextropropoxyphene is an analgesic in the opioid category that is used to treat severe pain and severe coughs. ...

N02AD Benzomorphan derivatives

N02AD01 Pentazocine
N02AD02 Phenazocine

Pentazocine is a synthetically-prepared narcotic drug used to treat mild to moderate pain. ...

N02AE Oripavine derivatives

N02AE01 Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist and also an opioid antagonist. ...

N02AF Morphinan derivatives

N02AF01 Butorphanol
N02AF02 Nalbufine

N02AG Opioids in combination with antispasmodics

N02AG01 Morphine and antispasmodics
N02AG02 Ketobemidone and antispasmodics
N02AG03 Pethidine and antispasmodics
N02AG04 Hydromorphone and antispasmodics

An antispasmodic is a drug that suppresses smooth muscle contraction, especially in tubular organs. ...

N02AX Other opioids

N02AX01 Tilidine
N02AX02 Tramadol
N02AX03 Dezocine
N02AX52 Tramadol, combinations

Tramadol is an opioid used as an analgesic for treating moderate to severe pain. ... Tramadol is an opioid used as an analgesic for treating moderate to severe pain. ...

N02B Other analgesics and antipyretics

Antipyretics are drugs that prevent or reduce fever by lowering the body temperature from a raised state. ...

N02BA Salicylic acid and derivatives

N02BA01 Acetylsalicylic acid
N02BA02 Aloxiprin
N02BA03 Choline salicylate
N02BA04 Sodium salicylate
N02BA05 Salicylamide
N02BA06 Salsalate
N02BA07 Ethenzamide
N02BA08 Morpholine salicylate
N02BA09 Dipyrocetyl
N02BA10 Benorilate
N02BA11 Diflunisal
N02BA12 Potassium salicylate
N02BA14 Guacetisal
N02BA15 Carbasalate calcium
N02BA16 Imidazole salicylate
N02BA51 Acetylsalicylic acid, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BA55 Salicylamide, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BA57 Ethenzamide, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BA59 Dipyrocetyl, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BA65 Carbasalate calcium combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BA71 Acetylsalicylic acid, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BA75 Salicylamide, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BA77 Ethenzamide, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BA79 Dipyrocetyl, combinations with psycholeptics

Salicylic acid is a colorless, crystalline organic carboxylic acid. ... A very old bottle of Aspirin Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid is a drug in the family of salicylates, often used as an analgesic (against minor pains and aches), antipyretic (against fever), and anti-inflammatory. ...

N02BB Pyrazolones

N02BB01 Phenazone
N02BB02 Metamizole sodium
N02BB03 Aminophenazone
N02BB04 Propyphenazone
N02BB05 Nifenazone
N02BB51 Phenazone, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BB52 Metamizole sodium, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BB53 Aminophenazone, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BB54 Propyphenazone, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BB71 Phenazone, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BB72 Metamizole sodium, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BB73 Aminophenazone, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BB74 Propyphenazone, combinations with psycholeptics

Phenazone is an analgesics. ...

N02BE Anilides

N02BE01 Paracetamol
N02BE03 Phenacetin
N02BE04 Bucetin
N02BE05 Propacetamol
N02BE51 Paracetamol, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BE53 Phenacetin, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BE54 Bucetin, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02BE71 Paracetamol, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BE73 Phenacetin, combinations with psycholeptics
N02BE74 Bucetin, combinations with psycholeptics

Paracetamol (INN) or acetaminophen (USAN) (popular brand name Tylenol), is a popular analgesic and antipyretic drug that is used for the relief of fever, headaches, and other minor aches and pains. ... Categories: Stub | Analgesics | Antipyretics | Sedatives ...

N02BG Other analgesics and antipyretics

N02BG02 Rimazolium
N02BG03 Glafenine
N02BG04 Floctafenine
N02BG05 Viminol
N02BG06 Nefopam
N02BG07 Flupirtine
N02BG08 Ziconotide

Ziconotide is a non-opioid, non local anesthetic used for the amelioration of chronic pain. ...

N02C Antimigraine preparations

N02CA Ergot alkaloids

N02CA01 Dihydroergotamine
N02CA02 Ergotamine
N02CA04 Methysergide
N02CA07 Lisuride
N02CA51 Dihydroergotamine, combinations
N02CA52 Ergotamine, combinations excluding psycholeptics
N02CA72 Ergotamine, combinations with psycholeptics

Chemical structure of ergoline Ergoline is a chemical compound whose structure serves as the skeleton for a diverse range of alkaloids and synthetic drugs. ...

N02CB Corticosteroid derivatives

N02CB01 Flumedroxone

N02CC Selective serotonin (5-HT1) agonists

N02CC01 Sumatriptan
N02CC02 Naratriptan
N02CC03 Zolmitriptan
N02CC04 Rizatriptan
N02CC05 Almotriptan
N02CC06 Eletriptan
N02CC07 Frovatriptan

Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT) is a monoamine neurotransmitter synthesised in serotonergic neurons in the central nervous system and enterochromaffin cells in the gastrointestinal tract. ... Sumatriptan (Imitrex®, Imigran®) is a triptan drug originally developed by Glaxo for the treatment of migraine headaches. ... Naratriptan (Amerge®) is a triptan drug developed by Glaxo Wellcome Inc. ... Zolmitriptan is an oral, selective 5-hydroxytryptamine 1B/1D (5-HT 1B/1D ) receptor agonist, or triptan, for acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura. ... Rizatriptan (Maxalt®) is a triptan drug developed by Merck & Co. ... Categories: Stub | Triptans ...

N02CX Other antimigraine preparations

N02CX01 Pizotifen
N02CX02 Clonidine
N02CX03 Iprazochrome
N02CX05 Dimetotiazine
N02CX06 Oxetorone

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The main therapeutic class (second level of the ATC code) was used as indicator of the type of health problem.
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The identification code of the prescriber was also registered at the pharmacies, but this information was not important for the reimbursement of drugs, and if the pharmacies were not careful with the registration of the prescriber, it might carry a risk of prescriber-misclassification.
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