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A ALIMENTARY TRACT AND METABOLISM
A02 DRUGS FOR ACID RELATED DISORDERS
A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD)

Peptic ulcer includes ulcers in the oesophagus, stomach or duodenum.

Combinations with H2-receptor antagonists are classified in A02B.

See also A03 - Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders. Antacids in combination with liquorice root or linseed are classified in A02A - Antacids.

Combinations with NSAIDs are classified in M01A.


A02BA H2-receptor antagonists

Ranitidine bismuth citrate is classified here, whereas other bismuth salts are classified in A02BX.

The DDDs are based on treatment of peptic ulcers.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    A02BA01 cimetidine 0.8 
    0.8 

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Last updated: 2017-12-20