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List of AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification(c)

 

Drug terms in the IPA database are classified according to the categories established in the American Hospital Formulary Service published by the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists. You can search for these terms in the Pharmacologic/Therapeutic Classification (PC) field. Classifications are listed by numeric code below:

 

04.00 Antihistamines

 

08.00 Antiprotozoals

08.00 Antileprotic agents

08.00 Anti-infective agents

     08.04 Amebicides

     08.08 Anthelmintics

     08.12 Antibacterial agents

     08.12 Antibiotics

           08.12.02 Aminoglycosides

           08.12.04 Antifungals

           08.12.04 Fungicides

           08.12.06 Cephalosporins

           08.12.08 Chloramphenicols

           08.12.12 Macrolides

           08.12.12 Erythromycins

           08.12.16 Penicillins

           08.12.24 Tetracyclines

     08.16 Antituberculars

     08.18 Antivirals

     08.18 Virucides

     08.20 Antimalarial agents

     08.20 Plasmodicides

     08.22 Quinolones

     08.24 Sulfonamides

     08.26 Sulfones

     08.28 Antitreponemal agents

     08.32 Trichomonacides

     08.36 Urinary anti-infectives

     08.36 Urinary germicides

 

10.00 Antineoplastic agents

 

12.00 Autonomic drugs

     12.04 Parasympathomimetic agents

     12.08 Parasympatholytic agents

           12.08.04 Antiparkinson agents

           12.08.08 Spasmolytics

     12.12 Sympathomimetic agents

     12.16 Sympatholytic agents

     12.20 Skeletal muscle relaxants

 

16.00 Blood derivatives

 

20.00 Blood formation and coagulation

     20.04 Anti-anemia drugs

           20.04.04 Iron preparations

           20.04.08 Liver and stomach preparations

           20.12.04 Anticoagulants

           20.12.04 Platelet aggregation inhibitors

           20.12.08 Antiheparin agents

           20.12.12 Coagulants

           20.12.16 Hemostatics

     20.24 Hemorrheologic agents

     20.40 Thrombolytic agents

 

24.00 Cardiovascular drugs

     24.04 Cardiac drugs

     24.04 Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

     24.04 Calcium antagonists

     24.04 Cardiac glycosides

     24.06 Antilipemic agents

     24.08 Hypotensive agents

     24.12 Vasodilating agents

     24.16 Sclerosing agents

 

28.00 Benzodiazepine antagonists

28.00 Central nervous system drugs

     28.04 Anesthetics

     28.08 Analgesics and antipyretics

           28.08.04 Anti-inflammatory agents

           28.08.08 Opiates

     28.10 Opiate antagonists

     28.12 Anticonvulsants

           28.12.12 Hydantoins

           28.12.16 Oxazolidinediones

           28.12.20 Succinimides

     28.16 Psychotherapeutic agents

           28.16.04 Antidepressants

           28.16.08 Tranquilizers

     28.20 Central nervous system stimulants

     28.20 Anorexics

     28.20 Appetite stimulants

     28.24 Central nervous system depressants

     28.24 Sedatives and hypnotics

     28.24 Anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

           28.24.04 Barbiturates

           28.24.08 Benzodiazepines

     28.28 Antimanic agents

 

32.00 Contraceptives

32.00 Contraceptives, intracervical devices

32.00 Contraceptives, intrauterine devices

32.00 Contraceptives, intravaginal

32.00 Spermicides

 

34.00 Dental preparations

34.00 Dentifrices

34.00 Dental products

 

36.00 Diagnostic agents

 

38.00 Disinfectants

 

40.00 Electrolytic, caloric and water balance

     40.04 Acidifying agents

     40.08 Alkalinizing agents

     40.10 Ammonia detoxicants

     40.12 Replacement solutions

     40.12 Oral rehydration compound

     40.12 Minerals

     40.12 Elements

     40.12 Electrolytes

     40.16 Sodium removing resins

     40.17 Calcium removing resins

     40.18 Potassium removing resins

     40.20 Caloric agents

     40.24 Sugar substitutes

     40.24 Salt substitutes

     40.28 Diuretics

     40.36 Irrigating solutions

     40.40 Uricosuric agents

 

44.00 Enzymes

 

48.00 Expectorants and cough preparations

     48.08 Antitussives

     48.16 Expectorants

     48.24 Mucolytic agents

 

52.00 Ointments, ophthalmic

52.00 Solutions, ophthalmic

52.00 Suspensions, ophthalmic

52.00 Otic preparations

52.00 Nasal preparations

52.00 Ophthalmic preparations

     52.10 Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors

     52.12 Contact lens solutions

     52.20 Miotics

     52.24 Mydriatics

     52.28 Mouthwashes

     52.28 Mouthwashes and gargles

     52.32 Vasoconstricting agents

 

56.00 Gastrointestinal drugs

     56.04 Antacids

     56.04 Adsorbents

     56.08 Antidiarrhea agents

     56.10 Antiflatulents

     56.12 Cathartics

     56.12 Cathartics and laxatives

     56.14 Cholelitholytic agents

     56.16 Digestants

     56.20 Emetics

     56.22 Anti-emetics

     56.24 Lipotropic agents

 

60.00 Gold compounds

 

64.00 Heavy metal antagonists

64.00 Chelating agents

 

68.00 Hormones

     68.04 Steroids, cortico-

     68.08 Androgens

     68.08 Anabolic agents

     68.12 Contraceptives, oral

     68.12 Contraceptives, injectable

     68.12 Contraceptives, implants

     68.12 Contraceptives, postcoital

     68.16 Estrogens

     68.16 Estrogens conjugated

     68.18 Gonadotropins

     68.20 Antidiabetic agents

           68.20.08 Insulins

           68.20.08 Insulin

           68.20.08 Insulin human

           68.20.08 Insulin human isophane

           68.20.08 Insulin human protamine zinc

           68.20.08 Insulin human zinc

           68.20.08 Insulin human zinc extended

           68.20.08 Insulin isophane

           68.20.08 Insulin neutral

           68.20.08 Insulin protamine zinc

           68.20.08 Insulin zinc

           68.20.08 Insulin zinc extended

           68.20.08 Insulin zinc prompt

           68.20.20 Sulfonylureas

     68.24 Parathyroid hormones

     68.28 Pituitary hormones

     68.32 Progestins

           68.36.04 Thyroid drugs

           68.36.08 Antithyroid drugs

 

72.00 Anesthetics, local

 

76.00 Abortifacients

76.00 Oxytocics

 

78.00 Roentgenographic agents

78.00 Radiopharmaceuticals

78.00 Radioisotopes

 

80.00 Serums, toxoids, vaccines

     80.04 Serums

     80.04 Antivenins

     80.08 Toxoids

     80.12 Vaccines

 

84.00 Antiperspirants

84.00 Topical preparations

84.00 Skin and mucous membrane preparations

           84.04.12 Scabicides

           84.04.12 Pediculicides

     84.08 Antipruritics

     84.12 Astringents

     84.16 Cell stimulants and proliferants

     84.20 Detergents

     84.24 Emollients

     84.24 Demulcents

     84.24 Protectants

     84.24 Lotions

     84.24 Ointments

     84.24 Creams

     84.28 Keratolytic agents

     84.28 Antiseborrheic agents

     84.32 Keratoplastic agents

           84.50.04 Depigmenting agents

           84.50.06 Pigmenting agents

     84.80 Sunscreen agents

 

86.00 Smooth muscle relaxants

     86.12 Genitourinary smooth muscle relaxants

     86.16 Respiratory smooth muscle relaxants

 

88.00 Dietary supplements

88.00 Vitamins

     88.04 Vitamin A

     88.08 Vitamin B complex

     88.12 Vitamin C

     88.16 Vitamin D

     88.20 Vitamin E

     88.24 Vitamin K

 

92.00 Alcohol deterrants

92.00 Bronchodilators

92.00 Immunosuppressive agents

92.00 Mast cell stabilizers

92.00 Pulmonary surfactants

92.00 Xanthine oxidase inhibitors

 

94.00 Devices

 

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