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L ANTINEOPLASTIC AND IMMUNOMODULATING AGENTS

This group comprises preparations used in the treatment of malignant neoplastic diseases, and immunomodulating agents.

Corticosteroids for systemic use, see H02.


L02 ENDOCRINE THERAPY

Estrogens and progestogens used specifically in the treatment of neoplastic diseases are classified in this group. This means that some strengths may be classified in this group, while remaining strengths are classified in G03 - Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system.

The DDDs are based on the treatment of cancer (breast-, endometrial, and prostatic).


L02A HORMONES AND RELATED AGENTS

Antigrowth hormones like somatostatin and octreotide, which are also used in the treatment of neoplastic diseases, are classified in H01CB.


L02AB Progestogens

    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    L02AB01  megestrol 0.16 

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Last updated: 2013-12-19