ATC Group: A07DA02 Opium

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Opium

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Description

Opium alkaloids (opioids and isoquinoline derivatives) induce constipation, euphoria, analgesia and sedation dependent on the dose and derivative. The constipating effect is caused by inhibition of the intestines' peristalsis.