ATC code D10

ATC code D10 Anti-acne preparations is a therapeutic subgroup 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] Subgroup D10 is part of the anatomical group D Dermatologicals.[4]

ATC codes
D Dermatologicals
D01 Antifungals for dermatological use
D02 Emollients and protectives
D03 Preparations for treatment of wounds and ulcers
D04 Antipruritics, including antihistamines, anesthetics, etc.
D05 Antipsoriatics
D06 Antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for dermatological use
D07 Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations
D08 Antiseptics and disinfectants
D09 Medicated dressings
D10 Anti-acne preparations
D11 Other dermatological preparations
ATCvet only
QD51 Products for the treatment of claws and hoofs

Codes for veterinary use (ATCvet codes) can be created by placing the letter Q in front of the human ATC code: for example, QD10.[5]
National issues of the ATC classification may include additional codes not present in this list, which follows the WHO version.

D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical useEdit

D10AA Corticosteroids, combinations for treatment of acneEdit

D10AA01 Fluorometholone
D10AA02 Methylprednisolone
D10AA03 Dexamethasone

D10AB Preparations containing sulfurEdit

D10AB01 Bithionol
D10AB02 Sulfur
D10AB03 Tioxolone
D10AB05 Mesulfen

D10AD Retinoids for topical use in acneEdit

D10AD01 Tretinoin
D10AD02 Retinol
D10AD03 Adapalene
D10AD04 Isotretinoin
D10AD05 Motretinide
D10AD06 Trifarotene
D10AD51 Tretinoin, combinations
D10AD53 Adapalene, combinations
D10AD54 Isotretinoin, combinations

D10AE PeroxidesEdit

D10AE01 Benzoyl peroxide
D10AE51 Benzoyl peroxide, combinations

D10AF Anti-infectives for treatment of acneEdit

D10AF01 Clindamycin
D10AF02 Erythromycin
D10AF03 Chloramphenicol
D10AF04 Meclocycline
D10AF05 Nadifloxacin
D10AF06 Sulfacetamide
D10AF07 Minocycline
D10AF51 Clindamycin, combinations
D10AF52 Erythromycin, combinations

D10AX Other anti-acne preparations for topical useEdit

D10AX01 Aluminium chloride
D10AX02 Resorcinol
D10AX03 Azelaic acid
D10AX04 Aluminium oxide
D10AX05 Dapsone
D10AX06 Clascoterone
D10AX30 Various combinations

D10B Anti-acne preparations for systemic useEdit

D10BA Retinoids for treatment of acneEdit

D10BA01 Isotretinoin

D10BX Other anti-acne preparations for systemic useEdit

D10BX01 Ichtasol


  1. ^ "ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System) – Synopsis". National Institutes of Health. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  2. ^ World Health Organization. "Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Classification". World Health Organization. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Structure and principles". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  4. ^ "ATC/DDD Index 2022: code D10". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.
  5. ^ "ATCvet Index 2022: code QD10". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.