ATC code C

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ATC code C Cardiovascular system is a section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System, a system of alphanumeric codes developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the classification of drugs and other medical products.[1][2][3]

Codes for veterinary use (ATCvet codes) can be created by placing the letter Q in front of the human ATC code: for example, QC.[4]

National issues of the ATC classification may include additional codes not present in this list, which follows the WHO version.

C Cardiovascular system
C01 Cardiac therapy
C02 Antihypertensives
C03 Diuretics
C04 Peripheral vasodilators
C05 Vasoprotectives
C07 Beta blocking agents
C08 Calcium channel blockers
C09 Agents acting on the renin–angiotensin system
C10 Lipid modifying agents


  1. ^ "ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System) – Synopsis". National Institutes of Health. Retrieved 2020-02-01.
  2. ^ "ATC-Klassifikation mit definierten Tagesdosen DDD" (in German). German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information. Retrieved 2020-02-01.
  3. ^ "ATC/DDD Index 2021: code C". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.
  4. ^ "ATCvet Index 2021: code QC". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.