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Model List of Essential Medicines

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2. Medicines for pain and palliative care
  1. Acetylsalicylic acid General information
    Section
    Non-opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 to 500 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 50 to 150 mg
    Indications
  2. Amitriptyline General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 10 mg; 75 mg
    Indications
  3. Codeine General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg tablet (codeine phosphate)
    Indications
  4. Cyclizine General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 50 mg per mL
    Indications
  5. Dexamethasone General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg; 4 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 4 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as disodium phosphate salt)
    Indications
  6. Diazepam General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg; 10 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Solution: 2.5 mg; 5 mg; 10 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 5 mg per mL
    Indications
  7. Docusate sodium General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg capsule
    Indications
  8. Dolasetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Palliative care
  9. Fentanyl General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    • Local > Topical > Transdermal patch: 12 µg/hour; 25 µg/hour; 50 µg/hour; 75 µg/hour; 100 µg/hour
  10. Fluoxetine General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)
    Indications
  11. Gabapentin General information
    Section
    Non-opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg; 200 mg; 300 mg; 400 mg; 600 mg; 800 mg
    Indications
  12. Granisetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Palliative care
  13. Haloperidol General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 0.5 mg; 2 mg; 5 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 5 mg per mL in 1-mL ampoule
    Indications
  14. Hydromorphone General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to morphine for Pain
  15. Hyoscine butylbromide General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 20 mg per mL injection
    Indications
  16. Hyoscine hydrobromide General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Local > Topical > Transdermal patch: 1 mg per 72 hours transdermal patch
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 400 µg per mL injection; 600 µg per mL injection
    Indications
  17. Ibuprofen General information
    Section
    Non-opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs)
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg; 400 mg; 600 mg
    Indications
  18. Lactulose General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 3.1 to 3.7 g per 5 mL oral liquid
    Indications
  19. Loperamide General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg solid oral dosage form
    Indications
  20. Methadone General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    • Oral > Liquid: 5 mg per 5 mL (methadone hydrochloride); 10 mg per 5 mL (methadone hydrochloride); 5 mg per mL concentrate for oral liquid (methadone hydrochloride); 10 mg per mL concentrate for oral liquid (methadone hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg (methadone hydrochloride); 10 mg (methadone hydrochloride)
  21. Metoclopramide General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 5 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg (hydrochloride)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 5 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
    Indications
  22. Midazolam General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per mL oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 7.5 mg solid oral dosage form; 15 mg solid oral dosage form
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg per mL injection; 5 mg per mL injection
    Indications
  23. Morphine General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    • Oral > Liquid: 10 mg per 5 mL (morphine hydrochloride or morphine sulfate)
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg immediate release (morphine sulfate); 10 to 200 mg slow release (morphine hydrochloride or morphine sulfate)
    • Oral > Other: 20 to 200 mg slow release granules to mix with water (morphine sulfate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 10 mg in 1 mL ampoule (morphine hydrochloride or morphine sulfate)
    Indications
  24. Ondansetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (ondansetron base, as hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Liquid: 4 mg per 5 mL (ondansetron base)
    • Oral > Solid: 4 mg (ondansetron base); 8 mg (ondansetron base)
    Indications
  25. Oxycodone General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to morphine for Pain
  26. Palonosetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Palliative care
  27. Paracetamol General information
    Section
    Non-opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs)
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL; 120 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 100 to 500 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 100 mg
    Indications
  28. Senna General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 7.5 mg per 5 mL oral liquid
    Indications
  29. Tramadol General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per mL (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg (hydrochloride) immediate release; 50 mg (hydrochloride) controlled release; 100 mg (hydrochloride) controlled release; 150 mg (hydrochloride) controlled release; 200 mg (hydrochloride) controlled release; 300 mg (hydrochloride) controlled release; 400 mg (hydrochloride) controlled release
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 50 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
  30. Tropisetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Palliative care