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C CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

This group comprises substances used for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions.
Drugs used for the treatment of hypertension are classified in C02 - Antihypertensives, C03 - Diuretics, C07 - Beta blocking agents, C08 - Calcium channel blockers, and C09 - Agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system. For the classification of combination products of antihypertensives from different ATC groups, the following ranking should be used, from higher to lower precedence: C09, C07, C08, , and C03.


C01 CARDIAC THERAPY
C01A CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES

This group comprises plain and combined preparations containing cardiac glycosides, incl. standardized herbal extracts. Cardiac glycosides in combination with substances in group C01D and C01E are classified in this group. Combinations with antihypertensives, beta blocking agents, calcium channel blockers and ACE inhibitors, see group C02, C07, C08 and C09 respectively.

The DDDs are based on the average maintenance dose for the treatment of cardiac failure. Exception: the DDD for deslanoside is for acute treatment.


C01AA Digitalis glycosides

Combinations with diuretics are classified here.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    C01AA04 digitoxin 0.1 mg 
    0.1 mg 

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Last updated: 2023-01-23