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R RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Inhaled antiinfectives are classified in ATC group J - Antiinfectives for systemic use.


R01 NASAL PREPARATIONS
R01A DECONGESTANTS AND OTHER NASAL PREPARATIONS FOR TOPICAL USE

This group comprises preparations for local treatment in nasal congestion (e.g. sympathomimetics) or for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis (e.g. corticosteroids, cromoglicate preparations). Most of the products are nasal drops, nasal sprays or nasal inhalants.

See also R01B - Nasal decongestants for systemic use, and R06 - Antihistamines for systemic use.

The DDDs are based on treatment of both nostrils.


R01AD Corticosteroids

Combinations of corticosteroids with antiinfectives, sympathomimetics, antihistamines etc. are classified in this group at separate 5th levels by using the 50-series.

Fluticasone propionate is classified in R01AD08.

The DDDs are mainly based on the starting dose in the treatment of rhinitis.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    R01AD05 budesonide 0.2 mg 

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Last updated: 2016-12-20