A16 OTHER ALIMENTARY TRACT AND METABOLISM PRODUCTS
A16A OTHER ALIMENTARY TRACT AND METABOLISM PRODUCTS
This group comprises all products acting on the alimentary tract and metabolism which cannot be classified in the preceding groups. V03 - All other therapeutic products, should also be considered.
Nutrients are classified in V06 - General nutrients.
A16AA Amino acids and derivatives
Agents used in various metabolic deficiency states are classified here, when this is considered to be the main indication e.g. levocarnitine. Tryptophan and oxitriptan are classified in N06A.
Metreleptin used for treatment of complications of leptin deficiency in patients with generalised lipodystrophy is classified in this group.
|The DDD of levocarnitine is based on treatment of primary carnitine deficiency.|
Last updated: 2015-12-16