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Model List of Essential Medicines

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17. Gastrointestinal medicines
  1. Aprepitant General information
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg powder for oral suspension (in sachet)
    • Oral > Solid: 80 mg; 125 mg; 165 mg
  2. Dexamethasone General information
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 0.5 mg per 5 mL; 2 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 0.5 mg; 0.75 mg; 1.5 mg; 4 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 4 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as disodium phosphate salt)
  3. Hydrocortisone General information
    Section
    Anti-inflammatory medicines
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 25 mg (acetate)
    • Local > Rectal > Retention enema:
  4. Mesalazine General information
    Section
    Anti-inflammatory medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to sulfasalazine for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to sulfasalazine for Ulcerative colitis
  5. Metoclopramide General information
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    • 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)
  6. Omeprazole General information
    Section
    Antiulcer medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg powder for oral liquid; 40 mg powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg; 20 mg; 40 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg in vial
  7. Ondansetron General information
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    • 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); 24 mg (ondansetron base)
  8. Oral rehydration salts General information
    Section
    Oral rehydration
    • Powder for dilution in 200 mL, 500 mL, 1 L:
    • - glucose 75 mEq
    • - sodium 75 mEq or mmol/L
    • - chloride 65 mEq or mmol/L
    • - potassium 20 mEq or mmol/L
    • - citrate 10 mmol/L
    • - osmolarity 245 mOsm/L
    • - glucose 13.5 g/L
    • - sodium chloride 2.6 g/L
    • - potassium chloride 1.5 g/L
    • - trisodium citrate dihydrate 2.9 g/L
    Indications
  9. Oral rehydration salts - zinc sulfate General information
    Section
    Medicines used in diarrhoea
    • Oral > Other: ORS powder for dilution and zinc sulfate solid oral dosage form 20 mg (co-packaged)
    Indications
  10. Pancreatic enzymes General information
    Section
    Pancreatic enzymes
    • Oral > Solid: Age-appropriate formulations and doses including lipase, protease and amylase.
  11. Prednisolone General information
    Section
    Anti-inflammatory medicines
    • Local > Rectal > Retention enema:
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to hydrocortisone for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to hydrocortisone for Ulcerative colitis
  12. Ranitidine General information
    Section
    Antiulcer medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 75 mg per 5 mL (as hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg (as hydrochloride)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 25 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (as hydrochloride)
  13. Senna General information
    Section
    Laxatives
    • Oral > Solid: 7.5 mg (sennosides) (or traditional dosage forms)
    Indications
  14. Sulfasalazine General information
    Section
    Anti-inflammatory medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 500 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Retention enema:
  15. Zinc sulfate General information
    Section
    Medicines for diarrhoea
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg
    Indications