A02 DRUGS FOR ACID RELATED DISORDERS
A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD)
Peptic ulcer includes ulcers in the oesophagus, stomach or duodenum.
Combinations with H2-receptor antagonists are classified in A02B.
See also A03 - Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders. Antacids in combination with liquorice root or linseed are classified in A02A - Antacids.
Combinations with NSAIDs are classified in M01A.
A02BX Other drugs for peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
Ranitidine bismuth citrate is classified in A02BA.
Alginic acid in combination with antacids (e.g. aluminium hydroxide, calcium carbonate) is given the code A02BX13.
Last updated: 2013-12-19