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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.


R01AC Antiallergic agents, excl. corticosteroids

Antihistamines, cromoglicate disodium and analogues are classified here. Combinations with corticosteroids are classified in R01AD.


The DDD of cromoglicic acid is based on the prophylaxis of rhinitis. The DDDs of the antihistamines are based on the maintenance treatment of rhinitis.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    R01AC05  spaglumic acid    

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Last updated: 2013-12-19