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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.


C10 LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS

The DDDs are based on the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.


C10B LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, COMBINATIONS

Fixed combinations of blood glucose-lowering drugs and lipid modifying agents are classified in A10B.

For fixed combinations in C10B the DDD is based on dosing frequency only. This implies that 1 UD (1 tablet) is the DDD for all products given once daily and the DDD for products given twice daily and three times daily is 2 UD (2 tablets) and 3 UD (3 tablets) respectively.


C10BA Combinations of various lipid modifying agents

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Last updated: 2023-01-23