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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
C01C CARDIAC STIMULANTS EXCL. CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES

This group comprises agents for the treatment of hypotension. Respiratory stimulants are classified in R07AB.
Dihydroergotamine, which is used in the treatment of migraine as well as hypotension, is classified in N02CA - Ergot alkaloids.
Combinations with peripheral vasodilators, see C04 - Peripheral vasodilators.

This group includes various drugs used on different indications. The DDDs are therefore established individually for each substance (i.e. each ATC 5th level).


C01CX Other cardiac stimulants

This group includes agents, which cannot be classified in the preceding groups.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    C01CX09 angiotensin II    

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Last updated: 2023-01-23