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R RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Inhaled antiinfectives are classified in ATC group J - Antiinfectives for systemic use.


R01 NASAL PREPARATIONS
R01A DECONGESTANTS AND OTHER NASAL PREPARATIONS FOR TOPICAL USE

This group comprises preparations for local treatment in nasal congestion (e.g. sympathomimetics) or for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis (e.g. corticosteroids, cromoglicate preparations). Most of the products are nasal drops, nasal sprays or nasal inhalants.

See also R01B - Nasal decongestants for systemic use, and R06 - Antihistamines for systemic use.

The DDDs are based on treatment of both nostrils.


R01AA Sympathomimetics, plain

Small amounts of antiseptics etc. are allowed at each 5th level.

Combinations with antibiotics, antihistamines, ipatropium bromide etc. are classified in R01AB, while combinations with corticosteroids are classified in R01AD.

The DDDs are based on the treatment of acute rhinitis.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    R01AA14  epinephrine    

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Last updated: 2013-12-19