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DDD alterations from 1982-2015

Cumulative overview of all DDD alterations performed in the period 1982-2015. The year changed is when the alterations were implemented in the ATC/DDD Index. Please note that a DDD may have changed more than once for some ATC codes. The ATC codes are current codes. For substances where the DDD is changed twice the new DDD which is not according to current value is marked with an asterix (*).

List of abbrevations

SubstancePrevious DDDNew DDD*Present ATC codeYear changed
Morphine30mgO0.1gON02AA011987
Fluvoxamine0.15gO0.1gON06AB081996
Clobutinol0.3gO,P0.12gO,PR05DB031987
Metoprolol0.2gO,P0.15gO,PC07AB021995
Sotalol0.3gO,P0.16gO,PC07AA071995
Tioctic acid50mgO,P0.2mgO,PA16AX011993
Ketoconazole0.6gO0.2gOJ02AB021989
Budesonide 0.3mgN0.2mgNR01AD052003
Fluticasone0.3mgN0.2mgNR01AD082000
Dipyridamole0.15gP0.2gPB01AC071991
Desmopressin0.36mg 10)SL0.24mg 10)SLH01BA022009
Triazolam0.5mg0.25mgN05CD051987
Topiramate0.4gO0.3gO 7)N03AX111999
Acebutolol0.6gO,P0.4gO,PC07AB041987
Ofloxacin0.3gO0.4gOJ01MA011993
Teicoplanin0.2gP0.4gPJ01XA021994
Sulindac0.2gO,P,R0.4gO,P,RM01AB021987
Etidronic acid1.4gO0.4gO 4)M05BA011999
Dipyridamole0.15gO0.4gOB01AC071991
Folic acid0.3 8)mgO0.4mgOB03BB012003
Amrinone0.15gP0.5gPC01CE011991
Cabergoline1mgO0.5mgOG02CB031997
Ciprofloxacin1gP0.5gPJ01MA021992
Levofloxacin0.25gO,P0.5gO,PJ01MA122004
Cefuroxime1gO0.5gOJ01DC022000
Zidovudine1.5gO0.6gO,P 7)J05AF011999
Zidovudine1.0gP0.6gO,P 7)J05AF011999
Conjugated estrogens1.25mgO0.625mgOG03CA571995
Cimetidine1gO,P0.8gO,PA02BA011989
Pipemidic acid2gO0.8gOJ01MB041993
Dexibuprofen1gO0.8gOM01AE142000
Sulpiride0.1gO,P0.8gO,PN05AL011985
Beclomethasone inhal aer/powd.0.4mg0.8mgR03BA011991
Budesonide inhal. aer/powd.0.3mg0.8mgR03BA021991
Nicotinyl alcohol0.3gO0.9gOC10AD051990
Amprenavir2.4gO1.2gOJ05AE052006
Ibuprofen0.8gO,R1.2gO,RM01AE011987
Fentanyl0.6mgTD1.2mgTDN02AB032005
Proxyphylline0.8gO,P,R1.2gO,P,RR03DA031987
Reviparin3TUP1.43TUPB01AB082000
Danaparoid3TUP1.5TUPB01AB092000
Cefaclor2gO1.5gO*J01DC041992
Levetiracetam2gO1.5gON03AX142005
Carbocisteine1gO1.5gOR05CB031987
Medroxyprogesterone7mgP1.67mgP 6)G03AC061995
Enoxaparin3TUP2.0TUPB01AB052000
Dalteparin3TUP2.5TUPB01AB042000
Ramipril5mgO2.5mgOC09AA051995
Risperidone1.8mgP depot2.7mgP depotN05AX082010
Nadroparin3TUP2.85TUPB01AB062000
Parnaparin3TUP3.2TUPB01AB072000
Tinzaparin3TUP3.5TUPB01AB102000
Piperazine2gO3.5gOP02CB011997
Benzylpenicillin2MUP3.6MUP 2)J01CE011991
Foscarnet13gP6.5gPJ05AD011993
Felodipine15mgO7.5mgOC08CA021991
Benazepril20mgO7.5mgOC09AA071995
Carvedilol50mgO37.5mgOC07AG021995
Folic acid10 9)mgOdeletedB03BB012003
Alosetron2mgO1mgOA03AE012005
Erythropoietin2TUP1TUPB03XA012002
Pentoxifylline0.3gO1gOC04AD031992
Cefatrizine2gO1gOJ01DB072000
Cefaclor1.5gO1gOJ01DC042000
Flunitrazepam2mg1mgN05CD031982
Cefradine3gO,P2gO,PJ01DB091992
Cefepime4gP2gPJ01DE012000
Erythromycin1gO2gO 3)J01FA011990
Dalteparin25TUP3TUP*B01AB041993
Enoxaparin25TUP3TUP*B01AB051993
Nadroparin25TUP3TUP*B01AB061993
Parnaparin25TUP3TUP*B01AB071993
Reviparin25TUP3TUP*B01AB081993
Danaparoid25TUP3TUP*B01AB091993
Tinzaparin25TUP3TUP*B01AB101993
Amoxicillin and enzyme inhibitor1gP3gPJ01CR022005
Cefaloridine2gP3gPJ01DB021992
Cefazolin2gP3gPJ01DB041992
Ceftezole6gP3gPJ01DB122008
Sirolimus6mgO3mgOL04AA102006
Cabergoline4mgO3mgON04BC062001
Cefuroxime4gP3gPJ01DC022000
Repaglinide6mgO4mgOA10BX022004
Doxazosin8mgO4mgOC02CA041992
Cefotetan2gP4gPJ01DC051992
Cefotiam2gP4gPJ01DC071992
Cefotaxime6gP4gPJ01DD012000
Ceftazidime6gP4gPJ01DD022000
Cefsulodin6gP4gPJ01DD032000
Latamoxef6gP4gPJ01DD062000
Ceftizoxime2gP4gPJ01DD071992
Cefoperazone6gP4gPJ01DD122000
Aciclovir1gO,P4gO,P 1)J05AB011995
Glyceryl trinitrate2.5mgO5mgOC01DA021987
Felodipine7.5mgO5mgO*C08CA021995
Risedronic acid30mgO5mgOM05BA072002
Risperidone6mgO5mgON05AX081999
Cefoxitin2gP6gPJ01DC011992
Cefamandole2gP6gPJ01DC031992
Cefotaxime2gP6gP*J01DD011992
Ceftazidime4gP6gP*J01DD021992
Cefsulodin4gP6gP*J01DD031992
Latamoxef2gP6gP*J01DD061992
Cefoperazone2gP6gP*J01DD121992
Ibrandronic acid5mgP6mgPM05BA062007
Fosfomycin4gP8gPJ01XX011992
Tixocortol0.4mgN8mgNR01AD071991
Heparin50TUP10TUP 5)B01AB01 1996
Enalapril20mgO,P10mgO,PC09AA021995
Lisinopril20mgO10mgOC09AA031995
Azlocillin6gP12gPJ01CA091991
Quinapril20mgO15mgOC09AA061995
Fosinopril30mgO15mgOC09AA091995
Simvastatin20mgO15mgO*C10AA011994
Bezitramide10mgO15mgON02AC052004
Terbutaline10mgO,P15mgO,PR03CC031991
Ondansetron24mgO,16mgO,A04AA011994
Galantamine24mgO16mgON06DA042004
Leflunomide15mgO20mgOL04AA132004
Hydromorphone4mgO20mgON02AA032004
Epinephrine inhal. solution22.5mg20mgR03AA011989
Atorvastatin10mgO20mgOC10AA052009
Hydrochlorothiazide and potassium50mgO25mgOC03AB031996
Hydrochlorothiazide50mgO25mgOC03AA031996
Rofecoxib12.5mgO25mgOM01AH022004
Esomeprazole20mgO30mgOA02BC052005
Lovastatin40mgO30mgO*C10AA021994
Simvastatin15mgO30mgOC10AA012009
Pravastatin20mgO30mgOC10AA032009
Cromoglicic acid inhal aersol8mg40mgR03BC011991
Lovastatin30mgO45mgOC10AA022009
Etilefrine10mg50mgC01CA011985
Nitroprusside0.3gP50mgPC02DD011987
Captopril0.15gO50mgOC09AA011989
Dapsone0.125gO50mgOJ04BA021991
Sumatriptan0.1gO50mgON02CC012001
Sertraline75mgO50mgON06AB061996
Ethylmorphine0.1gO50mgOR05DA011987
Meclozine25mgO,R50mgO,RR06AE051987
Isosorbide dinitrate20mgO60mgOC01DA081987
Fluvastatin40mgO60mgOC10AA042009
Gliclazide0.16gO60mgOA10BB092011
Atenolol0.1gO,P75mgO,PC07AB031995
Oxycodone30mgO75mgON02AA052004
Isoprenaline60mgO,P90mgO,PC01CA021987
Nonacog alfa1000UP450UPB02BD092011
1) The new DDD is based on treatment of varicella zoster infections
2) 3.6 g benzylpenicillin correspond to 6 ME
3) Only valid for erythromycin ethylsuccinate tablets
4) Based on treatment of osteoporosis
5) The new DDD is based on prophylactic of thrombosis
6) The new DDD is a result of the ATC alterations to G03AC06 for single dose packages 150 mg/ml, 1 ml in 1995 and is based on use as a contraceptive
7) Based on combination therapy
8) Prophylactic dose
9) Therapeutic dose. Parenteral therapeutic dose unchanged.
10) Base

Last updated: 2014-12-16