This group comprises all hormonal preparations for systemic use, except:
- Insulins, see A10.
- Anabolic steroids, see A14.
- Catecholamines, see C01C and R03C.
- Sex hormones, see G03.
- Sex hormones used in treatment of neoplastic diseases, see L02.
- Metreleptin used for treatment of complications of leptin deficiency in patients with generalised lipodystrophy is classified in A16AA.
|The DDDs are generally based on the treatment or diagnosis of endocrine disorders.|
H01 PITUITARY AND HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES AND ANALOGUES
H01A ANTERIOR PITUITARY LOBE HORMONES AND ANALOGUES
This group comprises anterior pituitary lobe hormones; extracts, purified natural hormones and synthetic analogues.
Somatropin antagonists are classified in H01AX.
Biological thyrotropin is also classified in H01AB01. Thyrotropin products approved for diagnostic purposes only are classified in V04CJ.
|The DDD for biological thyrotropin classified in H01AB01 is 5 U.|
Last updated: 2016-12-19