ATC code A08

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ATC codes
A Alimentary tract and metabolism
A01 Stomatological preparations
A02 Drugs for acid related disorders
A03 Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders
A04 Antiemetics and antinauseants
A05 Bile and liver therapy
A06 Drugs for constipation
A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal anti-inflammatory/anti-infective agents
A08 Antiobesity preparations, excluding diet products
A09 Digestives, including enzymes
A10 Drugs used in diabetes
A11 Vitamins
A12 Mineral supplements
A13 Tonics
A14 Anabolic agents for systemic use
A15 Appetite stimulants
A16 Other alimentary tract and metabolism products

ATC code A08 Antiobesity preparations, excluding diet products is a therapeutic subgroup of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System, a system of alphanumeric codes developed by the WHO for the classification of drugs and other medical products. Subgroup A08 is part of the anatomical group A Alimentary tract and metabolism.[1]

Codes for veterinary use (ATCvet codes) can be created by placing the letter Q in front of the human ATC code: QA08...[2] ATCvet codes without corresponding human ATC codes are cited with the leading Q in the following list.

National issues of the ATC classification may include additional codes not present in this list, which follows the WHO version.

A08A Antiobesity preparations, excluding diet products[edit]

A08AA Centrally acting antiobesity products[edit]

A08AA01 Phentermine
A08AA02 Fenfluramine
A08AA03 Amfepramone
A08AA04 Dexfenfluramine
A08AA05 Mazindol
A08AA06 Etilamfetamine
A08AA07 Cathine
A08AA08 Clobenzorex
A08AA09 Mefenorex
A08AA10 Sibutramine
A08AA11 Lorcaserin
A08AA56 Ephedrine, combinations

A08AB Peripherally acting antiobesity products[edit]

A08AB01 Orlistat
QA08AB90 Mitratapide
QA08AB91 Dirlotapide

A08AX Other antiobesity drugs[edit]

A08AX01 Rimonabant

See also[edit]

  • Diet products are in the ATC group V06A.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ATC/DDD Index 2014: code A08". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology. 
  2. ^ "ATCvet Index 2014: code QA08". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.