ATC Group: J01B Amphenicols

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Amphenicols

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
3
J01B
Amphenicols

Contents

Code
Title
J01BA

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Chloramphenicol is a broad spectrum antibiotic which has activity against many types of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It acts by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis. Chloramphenicol is widely distributed in body tissues and fluids and enters the cerebrospinal fluid.