Table 1

Drug classes integrated into the final CDSS version for automatic switching to therapeutic equivalents
Drug class ATC code(s)
Antacids A02AA, A02AB, A02AC, A02AD, A02AF, A02AH
Histamine H2-receptor antagonists A02BA
Proton pump inhibitors A02BC
Serotonin (5-HT3) antagonists A04AA
Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins A10BB, A10BG
Minerals A12AA, A12BA, A12CB, A12CC
Antianemic preparations B03AA
Thiazide diuretics C03AA
Sulfonamides, plain (low-ceiling diuretics) C03BA
Sulfonamides, plain (high-ceiling diuretics) C03CA
Beta-blocking agents C07AA, C07AB, C07AG
Calcium-channel blocking agents C08CA
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors C09AA
Angiotensin receptor antagonists C09CA
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors C10AA
Fibrates C10AB
Alpha-adrenoceptor antagonists G04CA
Selective serotonin (5-HT1) agonists N02CC
Benzodiazepine (anxiolytics) N05BA
Benzodiazepine (hypnotics and sedatives) N05CD
Benzodiazepine related drugs N05CF

ATC: Anatomic Therapeutic Chemical classification system.

Pruszydlo et al.

Pruszydlo et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:137   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-137

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