|C - Cardiovascular System|
|C07 - Beta Blocking Agents|
|C07A - Beta Blocking Agents|
All plain beta blocking agents are classified in this group. Combination packages containing two different products (e.g. sotalol tablets and aspirin tablets in a combination package) are also classified in this group.
Labetalol, and carvedilol are classified in C07AG - Alpha- and beta blocking agents.
The DDDs are based on the treatment of mild-moderate hypertension.
The DDDs for oral and parenteral formulations are equal, even if the parenteral preparations are used for the initial treatment of arrhythmias. Exception: practolol.
|C07AB - Beta Blocking Agents, Selective|
All plain selective beta blocking agents are classified in this group.
The s-enantiomer and the racemate of atenolol are classified at separate 5th levels.
Different DDDs have been assigned for the two stereoisomeric forms of atenolol due to different potency.
|C07AB03 - Atenolol|
|75 mg||P|| |
|75 mg||O|| |