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R RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

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


R02 THROAT PREPARATIONS
R02A THROAT PREPARATIONS

Throat preparations and mouth preparations are classified in the groups R02 and A01 according to assumed main therapeutic use. Preparations used in common minor infections of mouth and throat are classified in R02, while preparations used in gingivitis, stomatitis etc. are classified in A01 - Stomatological preparations.

Expectorants administered as tablets are classified in R05 - Cough and cold preparations.

The DDDs are based on the treatment of common minor infections of mouth and throat. For combination products, DDDs are given as fixed doses of 6 UD (6 tablets).


R02AA Antiseptics

See also A01AB - Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment.
At each 5th level combinations with anesthetics are allowed.

The combination dichlorobenzyl alcohol and amyl-m-cresol is classified in R02AA03.

R02AB Antibiotics

See also A01AB - Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment.



At each 5th level combinations with anesthetics and/or steroids are allowed.

Antibiotics for systemic use, see J01.

R02AD Anesthetics, local

This group comprises e.g. throat lozenges containing local anesthetics. Dental anesthetics for local application are classified in N01B - Anesthetics, local.

Combinations of anesthetics and antiseptics/antibiotics are classified in R02AA/R02AB respectively.

R02AX Other throat preparations

Last updated: 2013-12-19