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Table 3 Types of IP based on the Anatomical, Therapeutic, and Chemical (ATC) classification

From: Improving individualized prescription in patients with multimorbidity through medication review

ATC group Number of IP identified Number of proposals applied % of proposals applied
A–Alimentary tract and metabolism 330 (24.7%) 232 70.3%
B–Blood and blood-forming organs 124 (9.3%) 88 71.0%
C–Cardiovascular system 412 (30.8%) 267 64.8%
D–Dermatological 0 0 0
G–Genitourinary system and hormones 26 (1.9%) 17 65.4%
H–Systemic hormonal preparations
(Excluding sex hormones and insulin)
7 (0.5%) 4 57.1%
J–Anti-infective for systemic use 1 (0.1%) 0 100%
L–Antineoplastic and immunomodulation agents 2 (0.2%) 2 100%
M–Musculoskeletal system 28 (2.3%) 17 60.7%
N–Nervous system 329 (24.6%) 187 56.8%
R–Respiratory system 69 (5.1%) 46 66.7%
S–Sensory organs 6 (0.4%) 4 66.7%
V–Various 0 0 0
TOTAL 1334 864