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Encyclopedia > ATC code R01

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


R Respiratory system A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System. ...

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R01A Decongestants and other nasal preparations for topical use

A decongestant is a broad class of drugs designed to symptomatically treat ailments affecting the respiratory system. ...

R01AA Sympathomimetics, plain

R01AA02 Cyclopentamine
R01AA03 Ephedrine
R01AA04 Phenylephrine
R01AA05 Oxymetazoline
R01AA06 Tetryzoline
R01AA07 Xylometazoline
R01AA08 Naphazoline
R01AA09 Tramazoline
R01AA10 Metizoline
R01AA11 Tuaminoheptane
R01AA12 Fenoxazoline
R01AA13 Tymazoline
R01AA14 Epinephrine

Sympathomimetics are a class of drugs whose properties mimic those of a stimulated sympathetic nervous system. ... Ephedrine (EPH) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a decongestant. ... Phenylephrine hydrochloride is an α-agonist used medically to increase blood pressure, as a nasal decongestant and also to dialate the pupil. ... Oxymetazoline is a nasal decongestant drug used in products such as Vicks Sinex or Afrin (as Oxymetazoline hydrochloride). ... Xylometazoline (Neo-Rinoleina®; Novorin®; Olynth®; Otriven®; Otrivin®; Xymelin®) is a nasal decongestant that is directly dosed into the nose, either as a spray or as drops. ... Napthazoline (in the hydrochloride form) is the common name for 2-(1-Naphthylmethyl)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride, an α-adrenergic agonist that functions as a decongestant and vasoconstrictor. ... Epinephrine (INN) or adrenaline (BAN) is a hormone and a neurotransmitter. ...

R01AB Sympathomimetics, combinations excluding corticosteroids

R01AB01 Phenylephrine
R01AB02 Naphazoline
R01AB03 Tetryzoline
R01AB05 Ephedrine
R01AB06 Xylometazoline
R01AB07 Oxymetazoline
R01AB08 Tuaminoheptane

Phenylephrine hydrochloride is an α-agonist used medically to increase blood pressure, as a nasal decongestant and also to dialate the pupil. ... Napthazoline (in the hydrochloride form) is the common name for 2-(1-Naphthylmethyl)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride, an α-adrenergic agonist that functions as a decongestant and vasoconstrictor. ... Ephedrine (EPH) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a decongestant. ... Xylometazoline (Neo-Rinoleina®; Novorin®; Olynth®; Otriven®; Otrivin®; Xymelin®) is a nasal decongestant that is directly dosed into the nose, either as a spray or as drops. ... Oxymetazoline is a nasal decongestant drug used in products such as Vicks Sinex or Afrin (as Oxymetazoline hydrochloride). ...

R01AC Antiallergic agents, excluding corticosteroids

R01AC01 Cromoglicic acid
R01AC02 Levocabastine
R01AC03 Azelastine
R01AC04 Antazoline
R01AC05 Spaglumic acid
R01AC06 Thonzylamine
R01AC07 Nedocromil
R01AC51 Cromoglicic acid, combinations

R01AD Corticosteroids

R01AD01 Beclometasone
R01AD02 Prednisolone
R01AD03 Dexamethasone
R01AD04 Flunisolide
R01AD05 Budesonide
R01AD06 Betamethasone
R01AD07 Tixocortol
R01AD08 Fluticasone
R01AD09 Mometasone
R01AD11 Triamcinolone
R01AD52 Prednisolone, combinations
R01AD53 Dexamethasone, combinations
R01AD57 Tixocortol, combinations
R01AD60 Hydrocortisone, combinations

Beclometasone is an inhaled corticosteroid drug for the use of prophylaxis of asthma. ... Prednisolone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug which is usually taken orally and can be used for a large number of different conditions. ... Dexamethasone is a synthetic member of the glucocorticoid class of hormones. ... Budesonide is a corticosteroid for the treatment of asthma, non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. ... A glucocorticoid with anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive abilities especially used where water retention is undesirable. ... Fluticasone proprionate is a glucocorticoid often prescribed as treatment for asthma and allergic rhinitis. ...

R01AX Other nasal preparations

R01AX01 Calcium hexamine thiocyanate
R01AX02 Retinol
R01AX03 Ipratropium bromide
R01AX05 Ritiometan
R01AX06 Mupirocin
R01AX07 Hexamidine
R01AX08 Framycetin
R01AX10 Various
R01AX30 Combinations

Retinol, the dietary form of vitamin A, is a fat-soluble, antioxidant vitamin important in vision and bone growth. ... Ipratropium is an anticholinergic drug (trade name: Atrovent®) administered by inhalation for the treatment of obstructive lung diseases. ... Mupirocin (pseudomonic acid A, or Bactroban) is an antibiotic originally isolated from Pseudomonas fluorescens. ...

R01B Nasal decongestants for systemic use

R01BA Sympathomimetics

R01BA01 Phenylpropanolamine
R01BA02 Pseudoephedrine
R01BA03 Phenylephrine
R01BA51 Phenylpropanolamine, combinations
R01BA52 Pseudoephedrine, combinations
R01BA53 Phenylephrine, combinations

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