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G GENITO URINARY SYSTEM AND SEX HORMONES
G02 OTHER GYNECOLOGICALS

Analgesics used in dysmenorrhea, see N02B - Other analgesics and antipyretics and M01A - Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, non-steroids.


G02A UTEROTONICS

Plain preparations of oxytocin and analogues are classified in H01B - Posterior pituitary lobe hormones.


G02AB Ergot alkaloids

This group comprises ergot alkaloids, e.g. methylergometrine, used for stimulation of uterine contractions. Other ergot alkaloids are classified in C04A - Peripheral vasodilators, and in N02C - Anti-migraine preparations.

The DDDs are based on use in delivery.

G02AC Ergot alkaloids and oxytocin incl. analogues, in combination
G02AD Prostaglandins

Misoprostol low strength tablets (25 mcg) used for induction of labour are classified here. Misoprostol tablets used for peptic ulcer are classified in A02BB.

G02AX Other uterotonics

This group comprises uterotonics, which cannot be classified in the preceding groups.

Last updated: 2019-12-16