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C CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
C10 LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS

The DDDs are based on the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.


C10A LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, PLAIN

Combinations of different cholesterol and triglyceride reducers are classified at separate 5th levels using the corresponding 50-series. The following ranking according to the ATC codes is used: Substances classified in ATC-group C10AA take precedence over C10AB etc.

Pantethine, which is also used in the treatment of hyperlipidemi, is classified as a vitamin in A11HA.


C10AA HMG CoA reductase inhibitors

This group comprises agents which act as competitive inhibitors of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HMG CoA reductase).
Atorvastatin in combination with amlodipine is classified in C10BX03.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    C10AA01  simvastatin 30 mg 

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Last updated: 2013-12-19