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N NERVOUS SYSTEM
N06 PSYCHOANALEPTICS

This group comprises antidepressants, psychostimulants, nootropics anti-dementia drugs and combinations with psycholeptics.

Antiobesity preparations are classified in A08 - Antiobesity preparations, excl. diet products.


N06A ANTIDEPRESSANTS

This group comprises preparations used in the treatment of endogenous and exogenous depressions.

The group is subdivided mainly according to mode of action. The various antidepressants have different modes of action, and the classification will not reflect the exact mode of action of the various antidepressants.

Lithium, see N05AN - Lithium

Combination with psycholeptics, see N06C.


The DDDs are based on treatment of moderately severe depressions.


N06AB Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

List of abbreviations

Last updated: 2016-12-20