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Model List of Essential Medicines

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  1. BCG vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  2. Japanese encephalitis vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for certain regions
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  3. Medicines for COVID-19 General information
    Section
    Medicines for COVID-19
    • Refer to WHO living guidelines
    Indications
  4. Abacavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 300 mg tablet (as sulfate)
  5. Abacavir + lamivudine General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 120 mg (as sulfate) + 60 mg tablet (dispersible, scored)
  6. Abacavir + lamivudine + lopinavir + ritonavir General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg + 15 mg + 40 mg + 10 mg capsule containing oral granules
  7. Abemaciclib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    Indications
  8. Abiraterone General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg; 500 mg
  9. Acamprosate calcium General information
    Section
    Medicines for alcohol use disorders
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 333 mg
  10. Acetazolamide General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Miotics and antiglaucoma medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg
  11. Acetic acid General information
    Section
    Ear, nose and throat medicines [c]
    • Local > Otological > drops: 2% in alcohol
  12. Acetylcysteine General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 200 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 10%; 20%
  13. Acetylsalicylic acid General information
    Section
    Antimigraine medicines > For treatment of acute attack
    • Oral > Solid: 300 to 500 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Anti-platelet medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    • Oral > Solid: 100 to 500 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 50 to 150 mg
    Section
    Non-opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 to 500 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 50 to 150 mg
    Indications
  14. Acetylsalicylic acid + atorvastatin + ramipril General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations for prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 100 mg + 20 mg + 2.5 mg; 100 mg + 20 mg + 5 mg; 100 mg + 20 mg + 10 mg; 100 mg + 40 mg + 2.5 mg; 100 mg + 40 mg + 5 mg; 100 mg + 40 mg + 10 mg
  15. Acetylsalicylic acid + simvastatin + ramipril + atenolol + hydrochlorothiazide General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations for prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 100 mg + 20 mg + 5 mg + 50 mg + 12.5 mg
  16. Aciclovir General information
    Section
    Antiherpes medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg tablet
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Ointment: 3% w/w
  17. Aclidinium General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
  18. Activated charcoal General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Non-specific
    • Oral > Other: powder
  19. Adalimumab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 40 mg per 0.8 mL; 40 mg per 0.4 mL; 10 mg per 0.2 mL; 20 mg per 0.4 mL
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 40 mg per 0.8 mL; 40 mg per 0.4 mL; 10 mg per 0.2 mL; 20 mg per 0.4 mL
  20. Afatinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
  21. Albendazole General information
    Section
    Intestinal anthelminthics
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 400 mg (chewable, scored)
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 400 mg (chewable, scored))
    Section
    Cysticidal medicines
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 400 mg (chewable, scored); 200 mg (chewable)
    Section
    Antifilarials
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 400 mg (chewable, scored)
    Indications
  22. Alcohol based hand rub General information
    Section
    Disinfectants
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 80% v/v ethanol; 75% v/v isopropyl alcohol
  23. Alcuronium General information
    Section
    Muscle relaxants (peripherally-acting) and cholinesterase inhibitors
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (alcuronium chloride)
    Indications
  24. Alfacalcidol General information
    Section
    Medicines for endocrine disorders
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 µg per mL
    • Oral > Solid > capsule: 0.25 µg; 1 µg
  25. All-trans retinoic acid General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg capsule
  26. Allopurinol General information
    Section
    Medicines used to treat gout
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Supportive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg; 300 mg
  27. Alteplase General information
    Section
    Thrombolytic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg in vial powder for injection; 20 mg in vial powder for injection; 50 mg in vial powder for injection
  28. Amidotrizoate General information
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Radiocontrast media
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 140 to 420 mg iodine per mL in 20 mL ampoule (as sodium or meglumine salt)
    Indications
  29. Amikacin General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to gentamicin for Other specified conjunctivitis Therapeutic equivalent to gentamicin for Infectious blepharitis
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg per mL in 2 mL vial (as sulfate)
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg per mL in 2 mL vial (as sulfate); 50 mg per mL in 2 mL vial (as sulfate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg per mL in 2 mL vial (as sulfate)
  30. Amiloride General information
    Section
    Diuretics
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg (hydrochloride)
  31. Amiodarone General information
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg per mL in 3 ampoule (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride); 200 mg (hydrochloride); 400 mg (hydrochloride)
  32. Amitriptyline General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 10 mg; 75 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines for depressive disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 75 mg
  33. Amlodipine General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg (as maleate, mesylate or besylate)
  34. Amodiaquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 153 mg (as hydrochloride); 200 mg (as hydrochloride)
  35. Amodiaquine + sulfadoxine + pyrimethamine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 76.5 mg (as hydrochloride) [3] + 250 mg + 12.5 mg [1] dispersible tablets in co-package; 153 mg (as hydrochloride) [3] + 500 mg + 25 mg [1] dispersible tablets in co-package
    Indications
  36. Amoxicillin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral liquid; 250 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (anhydrous) capsule or tablet; 500 mg (anhydrous) capsule or tablet
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (as trihydrate) powder for oral liquid; 250 mg per 5 mL (as trihydrate) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as trihydrate); 500 mg (as trihydrate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial (as sodium) powder for injection; 500 mg in vial (as sodium) powder for injection; 1 g in vial (as sodium) powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid > dispersible tablet: 250 mg (scored) (as trihydrate); 500 mg (scored) (as trihydrate)
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 250 mg (as trihydrate); 500 mg (as trihydrate)
  37. Amoxicillin + clavulanic acid General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg (as sodium salt) + 100 mg (as potassium salt) powder for injection; 1000 mg (as sodium salt) + 200 mg (as potassium salt) powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (as trihydrate) + 125 mg (as potassium salt)
    • Oral > Liquid: 250 mg + 62.5 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid; 125 mg + 31.25 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg + 125 mg tablet
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg (as trihydrate) + 31.25 mg (as potassium salt) powder for oral liquid; 250 mg (as trihydrate) + 62.5 mg (as potassium salt) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (as trihydrate) + 125 mg (as potassium salt); 875 mg (as trihydrate) + 125 mg (as potassium salt)
    • Oral > Solid > dispersible tablet: 200 mg (as trihydrate) + 28.5 mg (as potassium salt); 250 mg (as trihydrate) + 62.5 mg (as potassium salt)
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg + 31.25 mg powder for oral liquid; 250 mg + 62.5 mg powder for oral liquid
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 250 mg (as trihydrate) + 62.5 mg per 5 mL (as potassium salt) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (as trihydrate) + 125 mg (as potassium salt)
  38. Amphotericin B General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial powder for injection (liposomal complex); 50 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium deoxycholate)
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial powder for injection (liposomal complex); 50 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium deoxycholate)
  39. Ampicillin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 1 g in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral suspension
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (anhydrous); 500 mg (anhydrous)
  40. Anakinra General information
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 100 mg per 0.67 mL in pre-filled syringe
  41. Anastrozole General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Oral > Solid: 1 mg tablet
  42. Anidulafungin General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    Indications
  43. Ansuvimab General information
    Section
    Medicines for Ebola virus disease
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 400 mg powder for injection
  44. Anti-d immunoglobulin General information
    Section
    Human immunoglobulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 µg in single-dose vial
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 250 µg in single-dose vial
  45. Anti-rabies immunoglobulin General information
    Section
    Human immunoglobulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 150 IU per mL in vial
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Other: 150 IU per mL in vial
    Indications
  46. Anti-rabies virus monoclonal antibodies General information
    Section
    Immunologicals > Sera, immunoglobulins and monoclonal antibodies
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Intradermal: 40 IU per mL in 1.25 mL vial (human); 40 IU per mL in 2.5 mL vial (human); 100 IU per mL in 2.5 mL vial (human); 300 IU per mL in 10 mL vial (murine); 600 IU per mL in 1 mL vial (murine); 600 IU per mL in 2.5 mL vial (murine); 600 IU per mL in 5 mL vial (murine)
    Indications
  47. Anti-tetanus immunoglobulin General information
    Section
    Human immunoglobulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 500 IU in vial
    Indications
  48. Antirabies hyperimmune serum General information
    Section
    Immunologicals > Sera, immunoglobulins and monoclonal antibodies
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1000 IU in 5 mL ampoule
    Indications
  49. Antivenom immunoglobulin General information
    Section
    Immunologicals > Sera, immunoglobulins and monoclonal antibodies
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV:
  50. Antivenom sera General information
    Section
    Immunologicals > Sera, immunoglobulins and monoclonal antibodies
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV:
  51. Apixaban General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to dabigatran for Venous thromboembolism Therapeutic equivalent to dabigatran for Other specified atrial fibrillation
  52. Aprepitant General information
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg powder for oral suspension (in sachet)
    • Oral > Solid: 80 mg; 125 mg; 165 mg
  53. Aripiprazole General information
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
  54. Arsenic trioxide General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 mg per mL concentrate for solution for infusion; 2 mg per mL concentrate for solution for infusion
  55. Artemether General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 80 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (oily injection)
  56. Artemether + lumefantrine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg + 120 mg tablet; 20 mg + 120 mg dispersible tablet
  57. Artesunate General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 60 mg in ampoule containing anhydrous artesunic acid with a separate ampoule of 5% sodium bicarbonate solution
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet
    • Local > Rectal > Other: 50 mg capsules; 200 mg capsules; 100 mg capsules
  58. Artesunate + amodiaquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg + 67.5 mg tablet; 50 mg + 135 mg tablet; 100 mg + 270 mg tablet
  59. Artesunate + mefloquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg + 55 mg tablet; 100 mg + 220 mg tablet
  60. Artesunate + pyronaridine tetraphosphate General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 60 mg + 180 mg tablet; 20 mg + 60 mg granules
  61. Ascorbic acid General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg
    Indications
  62. Asparaginase General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Powder for injection: 10 000 IU in vial.
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 10000 IU in vial powder for injection
  63. Atazanavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Protease inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (as sulfate); 300 mg (as sulfate)
  64. Atazanavir + ritonavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Protease inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 300 mg (as sulfate) + 100 mg tablet (heat stable)
  65. Atenolol General information
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg; 100 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg; 100 mg
    Indications
  66. Atezolizumab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1.2 g per 20 mL concentrate solution for infusion
  67. Atoltivimab + maftivimab + odesivimab General information
    Section
    Medicines for Ebola virus disease
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 241.7 mg + 241.7 mg + 241.7 mg in 14.5 mL vial
  68. Atorvastatin General information
    Section
    Lipid-lowering agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to simvastatin for Mixed hyperlipidaemia Therapeutic equivalent to simvastatin for Coronary atherosclerosis
  69. Atorvastatin + perindopril + amlodipine General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations for prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 20 mg + 5 mg + 5 mg; 20 mg + 10 mg + 10 mg; 40 mg + 5 mg + 5 mg; 40 mg + 10 mg + 10 mg
  70. Atracurium General information
    Section
    Muscle relaxants (peripherally-acting) and cholinesterase inhibitors
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL (besylate)
    Indications
  71. Atropine General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg in 1 mL ampoule (atropine sulfate)
    Section
    Preoperative medication and sedation for short-term procedures
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg in 1 mL ampoule (atropine sulfate)
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Ophthalmic medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to tropicamide for Cycloplegic drug
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Mydriatics
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.1% (sulfate); 0.5% (sulfate); 1% (sulfate)
    Indications
  72. Axicabtagene ciloleucel General information
    Section
    Antineoplastics and supportive medicines
    • Cell suspension for infusion: 2 × 10*6 anti-CD19 CAR-positive viable T-cells per kg of body weight.
  73. Azacitidine General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg in vial powder for injection
  74. Azathioprine General information
    Section
    Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 50 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Oral > Liquid: 10 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 50 mg (scored); 25 mg
  75. Azithromycin General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 1.5% eye drops
    Indications
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (anhydrous) capsule; 500 mg (anhydrous) capsule
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 250 mg (anhydrous); 500 mg (anhydrous)
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 500 mg (anhydrous); 250 mg (anhydrous)
  76. Aztreonam General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 g in vial powder for injection; 2 g in vial powder for injection
  77. Barium sulfate General information
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Radiocontrast media
    • Oral > Liquid: Aqueous suspension
  78. Beclometasone General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > aerosol: 50 µg per dose (dipropionate); 250 µg per dose (dipropionatae)
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide for Asthma Asthma
  79. Beclometasone + formoterol General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide + formoterol for Asthma
  80. Bedaquiline General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet; 20 mg tablet
  81. Bendamustine General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 45 mg per 0.5 mL; 180 mg per 2 mL
  82. Benzathine benzylpenicillin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 900 mg in vial benzylpenicillin powder for injection (= 1.2 million IU); 1.44 g in vial benzylpenicillin powder for injection (= 2.4 million IU)
  83. Benznidazole General information
    Section
    American trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 100 mg (scored); 50 mg (scored); 12.5 mg
    Indications
  84. Benzoic acid + salicylic acid General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Antifungal medicines
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 6% + 3%
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 6% + 3%
  85. Benzoyl peroxide General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 5%
    • Local > Topical > Lotion: 5%
    Indications
  86. Benzyl benzoate General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Scabicides and pediculicides
    • Local > Topical > Lotion: 25%
  87. Benzylpenicillin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 600 mg in vial powder for injection (=1 million IU as sodium or potassium salt); 3 g in vial powder for injection (=5 million IU as sodium or potassium salt)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 600 mg in vial powder for injection (= 1 million IU as sodium or potassium salt); 3 g in vial powder for injection (= 5 million IU as sodium or potassium salt)
  88. Betamethasone General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Anti-inflammatory and antipruritic medicines
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 0.1% (as valerate)
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 0.1% (as valerate)
  89. Bevacizumab General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) preparations
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Intravitreal: 25 mg per mL
  90. Bicalutamide General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg
  91. Binimetinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    Indications
  92. Biperiden General information
    Section
    Medicines for parkinsonism
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (lactate)
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
  93. Bisacodyl General information
    Section
    Laxatives
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to senna for Constipation
  94. Bisoprolol General information
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 1.25 mg; 5 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Oral > Solid: 1.25 mg; 5 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 1.25 mg; 5 mg
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 1.25 mg; 5 mg
  95. Bleomycin General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 15 mg in vial (as sulfate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 15000 IU in vial (as sulfate)
  96. Bortezomib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 3.5 mg in vial powder for injection
  97. Bromocriptine General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 2.5 mg; 5 mg
    Section
    Medicines for disorders of the pituitary hormone system
  98. Budesonide General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > aerosol: 100 µg per dose; 200 µg per dose
    Indications
    Section
    Ear, nose and throat medicines [c]
    • Local > Nasal > Spray: 100 µg per dose
  99. Budesonide + formoterol General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > dry powder: 100 µg + 6 µg per dose; 200 µg + 6 µg per dose
    Indications
  100. Budesonide + salmeterol General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide + formoterol for Asthma
  101. Bumetanide General information
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to furosemide for Heart failure
    Section
    Diuretics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to furosemide for Anuria or oliguria Therapeutic equivalent to furosemide for Oedema
  102. Bupivacaine General information
    Section
    Local anaesthetics
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Spinal anaesthesia: 0.5% in 4 mL ampoule (hydrochloride) + 7.5% glucose solution
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 0.25% in vial (hydrochloride); 0.5% in vial (hydrochloride)
  103. Buprenorphine General information
    Section
    Medicines for opioid use disorders
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to methadone for Opioid dependence
  104. Bupropion General information
    Section
    Medicines for nicotine use disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg sustained-release (hydrochloride)
  105. C1 esterase inhibitor General information
    Section
    Plasma-derived medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 IU in vial powder for injection
  106. Cabergoline General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 0.5 mg
    Section
    Medicines for disorders of the pituitary hormone system
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 0.5 mg; 1 mg
  107. Caffeine citrate General information
    Section
    Medicines administered to the neonate [c]
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 20 mg per mL (equivalent to 10 mg caffeine base per mL)
    • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per mL (equivalent to 10 mg caffeine base per mL)
  108. Calamine General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Anti-inflammatory and antipruritic medicines
    • Local > Topical > Lotion:
    Indications
  109. Calcipotriol General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 50 µg per mL (0.005%)
    • Local > Topical > Lotion: 50 µg per mL (0.005%)
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 50 µg per mL (0.005%)
  110. Calcitriol General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines for endocrine disorders
    • Oral > Solid > capsule: 0.25 µg; 0.5 µg
  111. Calcium General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (elemental calcium)
  112. Calcium folinate (leucovorin calcium) General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 15 mg tablet
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 3 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 3 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule; 7.5 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule; 10 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 15 mg; 5 mg; 25 mg
  113. Calcium gluconate General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
    Indications
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
  114. Canagliflozin General information
    Section
    Oral hypoglycaemic agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to empagliflozin for Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  115. Capreomycin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1000 mg powder for injection (vial)
  116. Captopril General information
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
    Indications
  117. Carbachol General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Miotics and antiglaucoma medicines
    Indications
  118. Carbamazepine General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 200 mg (scored); 100 mg (scored); 100 mg (chewable); 200 mg (chewable); 400 mg (scored)
    Section
    Medicines for bipolar disorders
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 100 mg (scored); 200 mg (scored); 400 mg
  119. Carbetocin General information
    Section
    Uterotonics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 µg per mL (heat stable)
  120. Carbimazole General information
    Section
    Thyroid hormones and antithyroid medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to methimazole for Thyrotoxicosis
  121. Carmellose General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to hypromellose for Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
  122. Carvedilol General information
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Angina pectoris
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Heart failure
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Essential hypertension
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Cardiac arrhythmia
  123. Caspofungin General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    Indications
  124. Cefalexin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral liquid; 250 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as monohydrate)
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as monohydrate); 500 mg (as monohydrate)
    • Oral > Solid > dispersible tablet: 125 mg; 250 mg
  125. Cefazolin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 g in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection
  126. Cefepime General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial (as hydrochloride) powder for injection; 1 g in vial (as hydrochloride) powder for injection; 2 g in vial (as hydrochloride) powder for injection
  127. Cefixime General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg (as trihydrate); 400 mg (as trihydrate)
  128. Cefotaxime General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 2 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
  129. Ceftaroline General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 400 mg in vial (as fosamil) powder for injection; 600 mg in vial (as fosamil) powder for injection
  130. Ceftazidime General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial (as pentahydrate) powder for injection; 1 g in vial (as pentahydrate) powder for injection
    Indications
    First choice
    co-prescribed with vancomycin Endophthalmitis
    Other indications
  131. Ceftazidime + avibactam General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 g in vial + 0.5 g in vial powder for injection
  132. Ceftolozane + tazobactam General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 g + 0.5 g powder for injection
  133. Ceftriaxone General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 2 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 2 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 2 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
  134. Cefuroxime General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 750 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 1.5 g in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection
    Indications
  135. Cemiplimab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
  136. Certolizumab pegol General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Axial spondyloarthritis Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Rheumatoid arthritis
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  137. Cetirizine General information
    Section
    Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
  138. Chloramphenicol General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 g in vial powder for injection (sodium succinate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 500 mg in 2 mL ampoule oily suspension for injection
    • Oral > Liquid: 150 mg per 5 mL (as palmitate)
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg capsule
    Indications
    Other indications
  139. Chlorhexidine General information
    Section
    Medicines administered to the neonate [c]
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 7.1% chlorhexidine digluconate (delivering 4% chlorhexidine)
    • Local > Topical > Gel: 7.1% chlorhexidine digluconate (delivering 4% chlorhexidine)
    Section
    Antiseptics
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 5% (digluconate) for dilution
    Indications
  140. Chlorine base compound General information
    Section
    Disinfectants
    • Local > Topical > Powder: 0.1% available chlorine for solution
    • Local > Topical > Liquid: 0.1% available chlorine for solution
    • Local > Topical > Solid: 0.1% available chlorine for solution
  141. Chloroquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (as phosphate or sulfate)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule (as hydrochloride, phosphate or sulfate)
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (as phosphate or sulfate)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate); 100 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
    Section
    Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate); 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
  142. Chlorothiazide General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to hydrochlorothiazide for Heart failure
  143. Chloroxylenol General information
    Section
    Disinfectants
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 4.8%
  144. Chlorpromazine General information
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
    • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per 5 mL (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride); 10 mg (hydrochloride); 25 mg (hydrochloride); 50 mg (hydrochloride)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 25 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride)
  145. Chlortalidone General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to hydrochlorothiazide for Heart failure
  146. Chlortetracycline General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to tetracycline for Other specified conjunctivitis Therapeutic equivalent to tetracycline for Infectious keratitis Therapeutic equivalent to tetracycline for Infectious blepharitis Therapeutic equivalent to tetracycline for Trachoma
  147. Cholera vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for some high-risk populations
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  148. Ciclesonide General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide for Asthma
  149. Ciclosporin General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule concentrate for injection
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid > capsule: 25 mg
  150. Cimetidine General information
    Section
    Antiulcer medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 200 mg in 2 mL ampoule
  151. Ciprofloxacin General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 mg per mL (as hyclate)
    • Oral > Liquid: 250 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous)
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as hydrochloride); 500 mg (as hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 250 mg (as hydrochloride); 500 mg (as hydrochloride); 100 mg (as hydrochloride)
    Section
    Ear, nose and throat medicines [c]
    • Local > Otological > drops: 0.3% (as hydrochloride)
  152. Cladribine General information
    Section
    Medicines for multiple sclerosis
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 10 mg
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 mg per mL in 10 mL vial; 2 mg per mL in 5 mL vial
  153. Clarithromycin General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid; 250 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 500 mg; 250 mg
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg
  154. Clindamycin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 75 mg per 5 mL (as palmitate hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg (as hydrochloride) capsule
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 150 mg per mL (as phosphate) injection
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 150 mg per mL (as phosphate); 600 mg per 4 mL (as phosphate); 900 mg per 6 mL (as phosphate)
    • Oral > Liquid: 75 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid (as palmitate hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg (as hydrochloride)
  155. Clofazimine General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg; 50 mg
    Section
    Antileprosy medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg; 50 mg
    Indications
  156. Clomifene General information
    Section
    Ovulation inducers
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg (citrate)
  157. Clomipramine General information
    Section
    Medicines for obsessive compulsive disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg (hydrochloride); 25 mg (hydrochloride)
  158. Clonazepam General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 500 µg
  159. Clopidogrel General information
    Section
    Anti-platelet medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 75 mg; 300 mg
  160. Clotrimazole General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Local > Topical > Other: 1% vaginal cream; 10% vaginal cream; 100 mg vaginal tablet; 500 mg vaginal tablet
  161. Cloxacillin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (as sodium salt) powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (as sodium salt) capsule; 1 g (as sodium salt) capsule
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (as sodium salt) powder for oral liquid; 250 mg per 5 mL (as sodium salt) powder for oral liquid
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 250 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid > capsule: 500 mg (as sodium salt); 1 g (as sodium salt); 250 mg (as sodium salt)
  162. Clozapine General information
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 50 mg; 100 mg; 200 mg
  163. Coagulation factor IX General information
    Section
    Blood coagulation factors
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 IU in vial powder for injection; 1000 IU in vial powder for injection
  164. Coagulation factor IX complex General information
    Section
    Blood coagulation factors
  165. Coagulation factor VIII General information
    Section
    Blood coagulation factors
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 IU in vial powder for injection; 250 IU in vial powder for injection; 1000 IU in vial powder for injection
    Indications
  166. Coal tar General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 5%
  167. Cobicistat + elvitegravir + emtricitabine + tenofovir disoproxil fumarate General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg + 150 mg + 200 mg + 300 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate equivalent to 245 mg tenofovir disoproxil)
  168. Cobicistat + elvitegravir + emtricitabine+ tenofovir alafenamide General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg + 150 mg + 200 mg + 10 mg
  169. Cobimetinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    Indications
  170. Codeine General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg tablet (codeine phosphate)
    Indications
    Section
    Antitussives
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet (codeine phosphate)
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines for diarrhoea
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg tablet (codeine phosphate)
    Indications
  171. Colchicine General information
    Section
    Medicines used to treat gout
    • Oral > Solid: 0.5 mg
    Indications
  172. Colecalciferol General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Oral > Liquid: 400 IU per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 400 IU; 1000 IU
  173. Colistin (injection) General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 million IU in vial (as colistemethate sodium)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 million IU in vial (as colistemethate sodium) (equivalent to 34 mg colistin base activity)
  174. Compound sodium lactate solution General information
    Section
    Solutions correcting water, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances > Parenteral
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: injectable solution
  175. Copper-containing intrauterine device General information
  176. Crizotinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg; 250 mg
    • Oral > Solid > capsule: 200 mg; 250 mg
  177. Cryoprecipitate (pathogen-reduced) General information
    Section
    Blood and blood components
    • Injection: frozen liquid in bag or lyophilized powder in vial containing:
    • > 50 IU Factor VIII
    • > 100 IU vWF
    • > 140 mg clottable fibrinogen per unit
  178. Cyanocobalamin General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
    • .
  179. 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
  180. Cyclopentolate General information
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Ophthalmic medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to tropicamide for Cycloplegic drug
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Mydriatics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to atropine for Anterior uveitis
  181. Cyclophosphamide General information
  182. Cycloserine General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg; 125 mg
  183. Dabigatran General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    • Oral > Solid: 110 mg; 150 mg
  184. Dabrafenib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg; 75 mg
  185. Dacarbazine General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg in vial powder for injection; 200 mg in vial powder for injection
    Indications
  186. Daclatasvir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis C > Pangenotypic direct-acting antiviral combinations
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg tablet (as hydrochloride); 60 mg tablet (as hydrochloride)
  187. Daclatasvir + sofosbuvir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis C > Pangenotypic direct-acting antiviral combinations
    • Oral > Solid: 60 mg + 400 mg
  188. Dalteparin General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to enoxaparin for Acute ischaemic heart disease Therapeutic equivalent to enoxaparin for Venous thromboembolism
  189. Dapagliflozin General information
    Section
    Oral hypoglycaemic agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to empagliflozin for Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  190. Dapsone General information
    Section
    Antileprosy medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet; 25 mg tablet
    Indications
  191. Daptomycin General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 350 mg in vial powder for injection; 500 mg in vial powder for injection
  192. Daratumumab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg per 5 mL; 400 mg per 20 mL
  193. Darbepoetin alfa General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
  194. Darunavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Protease inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 75 mg; 400 mg; 600 mg; 800 mg
  195. Dasabuvir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis C > Non-pangenotypic direct-acting antiviral combinations
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet
  196. Dasatinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet; 70 mg tablet; 80 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet; 140 mg tablet
  197. Daunorubicin General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial (as hydrochloride) powder for injection; 20 mg in vial (as hydrochloride) powder for injection; 2 mg per mL in vial (as hydrochloride); 5 mg per mL in vial (as hydrochloride)
  198. Deferasirox General information
    Section
    Other medicines for haemoglobinopathies
    • Oral > Solid > dispersible tablet: 100 mg; 125 mg; 250 mg; 400 mg; 500 mg
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 90 mg; 180 mg; 360 mg
  199. Deferoxamine General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial powder for injection (mesilate)
    Section
    Other medicines for haemoglobinopathies
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in vial powder for injection (mesilate)
  200. Delafloxacin General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 300 mg lyophilized powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid: 450 mg
  201. Delamanid General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet; 25 mg tablet (dispersible)
  202. Dengue vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for some high-risk populations
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  203. Desmopressin General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 4 µg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (acetate)
    • Local > Nasal > Spray: 10 µg per dose (acetate)
  204. Dexamethasone General information
    Section
    Other medicines administered to the mother
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 4 mg per mL (dexamethasone phosphate (as sodium))
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Oral > Solid: 4 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 4 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as disodium phosophate salt)
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg; 4 mg
    Section
    Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 4 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as disodium phosphate salt)
    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
    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)
  205. Dextran 40 General information
    Section
    Plasma substitutes
    • .
    Indications
  206. Dextran 70 General information
    Section
    Plasma substitutes
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 6% injectable solution
    Indications
  207. Diazepam General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Local > Rectal > Gel: 5 mg per mL in 0.5 mL rectal delivery system; 5 mg per mL in 2 mL rectal delivery system; 5 mg per mL in 4 mL rectal delivery system
    • Local > Rectal > Solution: 2 mg per mL in 1.25 mL rectal tube; 2 mg per mL in 2.5 mL rectal tube; 4 mg per mL in 2.5 mL rectal tube
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg; 10 mg
    • Local > Rectal > Gel: 5 mg per mL in 0.5 mL rectal delivery system; 5 mg per mL in 2 mL rectal delivery system; 5 mg per mL in 4 mL rectal delivery system
    • Local > Rectal > Solution: 2 mg per mL in 1.25 mL rectal tube; 2 mg per mL in 2.5 mL rectal tube; 4 mg per mL in 2.5 mL rectal tube
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 5 mg per mL
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines for anxiety disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg (scored); 2 mg (scored)
    Indications
  208. Diazoxide General information
    Section
    Medicines for hypoglycaemia
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg
  209. Didanosine General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg buffered powder for oral solution; 167 mg buffered powder for oral solution; 250 mg buffered powder for oral solution
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg buffered chewable dispersible tablet; 50 mg buffered chewable dispersible tablet; 100 mg buffered chewable dispersible tablet; 150 mg buffered chewable dispersible tablet; 200 mg buffered chewable dispersible tablet; 125 mg unbuffered enteric coated capsule; 200 mg unbuffered enteric coated capsule; 250 mg unbuffered enteric coated capsule; 400 mg unbuffered enteric coated capsule
  210. Diethylcarbamazine General information
    Section
    Antifilarials
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet (dihydrogen citrate); 100 mg tablet (dihydrogen citrate)
  211. Digitoxin General information
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 0.2 mg in 1 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Solid: 50 µg; 100 µg
    Indications
  212. Digoxin General information
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 µg per mL in 2 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 µg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 62.5 µg; 250 µg
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 µg per mL in 2 mL ampoule; 100 µg per mL in 1 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 µg per mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 62.5 µg; 250 µg; 125 µg
    Indications
  213. Dihydroartemisinin + piperaquine phosphate General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 40 mg + 320 mg tablet; 20 mg + 160 mg tablet
  214. Dihydroergocryptine mesylate General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Solid:
  215. Diloxanide General information
    Section
    Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (furoate)
    Indications
  216. Dimercaprol General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 50 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule
  217. Diphtheria antitoxin General information
    Section
    Immunologicals > Sera, immunoglobulins and monoclonal antibodies
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 10000 IU in vial; 20000 IU in vial
  218. Diphtheria vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  219. Diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  220. Diphtheria-tetanus vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  221. 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
  222. Dolasetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Palliative care
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Nausea or vomiting
  223. Dolutegravir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Integrase inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet; 10 mg tablet (dispersible, scored)
  224. Dolutegravir + lamivudine + tenofovir General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg + 300 mg + 300 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate equivalent to 245 mg tenofovir disoproxil)
  225. Donepezil General information
    Section
    Medicines for diseases of the nervous system
    • Oral > Liquid: 1 mg per mL (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 5 mg (hydrochloride); 10 mg (hydrochloride); 5 mg (hydrochloride) (orodispersible); 10 mg (hydrochloride) (orodispersible)
  226. Dopamine General information
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg per mL in 5 mL vial (hydrochloride)
  227. Doxorubicin General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg in vial (hydrochloride); 50 mg in vial (hydrochloride)
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg in vial (hydrochloride); 50 mg in vial (hydrochloride); 2 mg per mL in 5 mL vial (hydrochloride); 2 mg per mL in 25 mL vial (hydrochloride)
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial (hydrochloride) +; 2 mg per mL in 5 mL vial (hydrochloride); 2 mg per mL in 25 mL vial (hydrochloride); 10 mg in vial (hydrochloride)
  228. Doxorubicin (as pegylated liposomal) General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 mg per mL in 10 mL vial (hydrochloride); 2 mg per mL in 25 mL vial (hydrochloride)
  229. Doxycycline General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (as hyclate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 100 mg in vial powder for injection
    • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous); 50 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous)
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (as hyclate); 50 mg (as hyclate)
    • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid (monohydrate); 50 mg per 5 mL (calcium)
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg (as hyclate); 100 mg (as hyclate)
    • Oral > Solid > dispersible tablet: 100 mg (as monohydrate)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride or hyclate); 100 mg dispersible tablet (as monohydrate)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride or hyclate)
  230. Durvalumab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 120 mg per 2.4 mL in vial; 500 mg per 10 mL in vial
  231. Edoxaban General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to dabigatran for Venous thromboembolism Therapeutic equivalent to dabigatran for Other specified atrial fibrillation
  232. Efavirenz General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg tablet
  233. Efavirenz + emtricitabine + tenofovir General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg + 200 mg + 300 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate equivalent to 245 mg tenofovir disoproxil)
  234. Efavirenz + lamivudine + tenofovir General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 400 mg + 300 mg + 300 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, equivalent to 245 mg tenofovir disoproxil)
  235. Eflornithine General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 200 mg per mL in 50 mL bottle (hydrochloride)
  236. Elbasvir + grazoprevir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis C > Non-pangenotypic direct-acting antiviral combinations
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg + 100 mg
  237. Empagliflozin General information
    Section
    Oral hypoglycaemic agents
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg; 25 mg
  238. Emtricitabine General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Liquid: 10 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg
  239. Emtricitabine + rilpivirine + tenofovir alafenamide General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg + 25 mg + 25 mg
  240. Emtricitabine + rilpivirine + tenofovir disoproxil fumarate General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg + 25 mg + 300 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate equivalent to 245 mg tenofovir disoproxil)
  241. Emtricitabine + tenofovir General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg + 300 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate equivalent to 245 mg tenofovir disoproxil)
  242. Emtricitabine + tenofovir alafenamide General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg + 10 mg; 200 mg + 25 mg
  243. Enalapril General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 1 mg per mL (as hydrogen maleate)
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 2.5 mg (as hydrogen maleate); 5 mg (as hydrogen maleate); 10 mg (as hydrogen maleate)
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 2.5 mg (as hydrogen maleate); 5 mg (as hydrogen maleate); 10 mg (as hydrogen maleate)
    Indications
  244. Encorafenib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    Indications
  245. Enoxaparin General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 20 mg per 0.2 mL in prefilled syringe; 40 mg per 0.4 mL in prefilled syringe; 60 mg per 0.6 mL in prefilled syringe; 80 mg per 0.8 mL in prefilled syringe; 100 mg per 1 mL in prefilled syringe; 120 mg per 0.8 mL in prefilled syringe; 150 mg per 1 mL in prefilled syringe; 150 mg per 1 mL in ampoule; 120 mg per 0.8 mL in ampoule; 20 mg per 0.2 mL in ampoule; 40 mg per 0.4 mL in ampoule; 60 mg per 0.6 mL in ampoule; 80 mg per 0.8 mL in ampoule; 100 mg per 1 mL in ampoule
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 20 mg per 0.2 mL in prefilled syringe; 40 mg per 0.4 mL in prefilled syringe; 60 mg per 0.6 mL in prefilled syringe; 80 mg per 0.8 mL in prefilled syringe; 100 mg per 1 mL in prefilled syringe; 120 mg per 0.8 mL in prefilled syringe; 150 mg per 1 mL in prefilled syringe; 150 mg per 1 mL in ampoule; 20 mg per 0.2 mL in ampoule; 40 mg per 0.4 mL in ampoule; 60 mg per 0.6 mL in ampoule; 80 mg per 0.8 mL in ampoule; 120 mg per 0.8 mL in ampoule; 100 mg per 1 mL in ampoule
  246. Entecavir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis B > Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Liquid: 0.05 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 0.5 mg; 1 mg
  247. Enzalutamide General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Oral > Solid: 40 mg
  248. Ephedrine General information
    Section
    Local anaesthetics
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Spinal anaesthesia: 30 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (ephedrine hydrochloride)
  249. Epinephrine General information
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 µg per mL in 10 mL ampoule (as acid tartrate or hydrochloride)
    Indications
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Mydriatics
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 2% (as hydrochloride)
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg per mL in ampoule (as hydrochloride or hydrogen tartrate)
    Section
    Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg in 1 mL ampoule (as hydrochloride or hydrogen tartrate)
    Indications
  250. Epoetin alfa General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
  251. Epoetin beta General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
  252. Epoetin theta General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
  253. Equine rabies immunoglobulin General information
    Section
    Immunologicals > Sera, immunoglobulins and monoclonal antibodies
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Intradermal: 150 IU per mL in vial; 200 IU per mL in vial; 300 IU per mL in vial; 400 IU per mL in vial
    Indications
  254. Eravacycline General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg lyophilized powder for injection
  255. Ergocalciferol General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Oral > Liquid: 250 µg per mL (10 000 IU per mL)
    • Oral > Solid: 1.25 mg (50 000 IU)
  256. Ergometrine General information
    Section
    Uterotonics
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 200 µg in 1 mL ampoule (hydrogen maleate)
  257. Erlotinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg; 150 mg
  258. Erythromycin General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as lactobionate)
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (as stearate or ethylsuccinate)
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as stearate or ethylsuccinate)
    Indications
    Second choice
    Therapeutic equivalent to clarithromycin for Acute pharyngitis
    Other indications
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Ointment: 0.5%
  259. Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1000 IU per 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe; 2000 IU per 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe; 3000 IU per 0.3 mL pre-filled syringe; 4000 IU per 0.4 mL pre-filled syringe; 5000 IU per 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe; 6000 IU per 0.6 mL pre-filled syringe; 8000 IU per 0.8 mL pre-filled syringe; 10000 IU per 1 mL pre-filled syringe; 20000 IU per 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe; 40000 IU per 1 mL pre-filled syringe
  260. Estradiol General information
    Section
    Estrogens
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 0.5 mg; 1 mg; 2 mg
  261. Estradiol cypionate + medroxyprogesterone acetate General information
    Section
    Injectable hormonal contraceptives
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 5 mg + 25 mg
  262. Etanercept General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Axial spondyloarthritis Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Rheumatoid arthritis
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  263. Ethambutol General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1000 mg per 10 mL; 2000 mg per 20 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride); 400 mg (hydrochloride); 100 mg tablet (dispersible)
  264. Ethambutol + isoniazid General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 400 mg + 150 mg tablet
    Indications
  265. Ethambutol + isoniazid + pyrazinamide + rifampicin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 275 mg + 75 mg + 400 mg + 150 mg tablet
    Indications
  266. Ethambutol + isoniazid + rifampicin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 275 mg + 75 mg + 150 mg tablet
    Indications
  267. Ethanol General information
    Section
    Antiseptics
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 70% (denatured)
  268. Ether General information
    Section
    General anaesthetics and oxygen > Inhalational medicines
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > solution:
  269. Ethinylestradiol + etonogestrel General information
    Section
    Intravaginal contraceptives
    • Local > Vaginal > vaginal ring: 2.7 mg + 11.7 mg
  270. Ethinylestradiol + levonorgestrel General information
    Section
    Oral hormonal contraceptives
    • Oral > Solid: 50 µg + 250 µg [4]
    • Oral > Solid: 30 µg + 150 µg
  271. Ethinylestradiol + norethisterone General information
    Section
    Oral hormonal contraceptives
    • Oral > Solid: 35 µg + 1 mg
  272. Ethionamide General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet; 125 mg tablet (dispersible)
  273. Ethosuximide General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 250 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg
  274. Etonogestrel-releasing implant General information
    Section
    Implantable contraceptives
    • Implant > Subdermal: 68 mg single rod
  275. Etoposide General information
  276. Everolimus General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 2.5 mg; 5 mg; 7.5 mg; 10 mg; 2 mg tablet (dispersible); 3 mg tablet (dispersible); 5 mg tablet (dispersible)
  277. 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
    • Oral > Solid: 100 to 800 µg sub-lingual tablet (as citrate); 200 to 1600 µg lozenge (as citrate)
    • Oral > Other: 200 to 1200 µg buccal film (as citrate)
  278. Ferrous salt General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per mL iron (as sulfate)
    • Oral > Solid: 60 mg iron
  279. Ferrous salt + folic acid General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 60 mg iron + 2.8 mg
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 60 mg elemental iron + 400 µg tablet; 60 mg elemental iron + 2.8 mg
  280. Fexinidazole General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 1st stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg
  281. Fexofenadine General information
    Section
    Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
  282. Fifth generation cephalosporins General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • .
  283. Filgrastim General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 120 µg per 0.2 mL in prefilled syringe; 300 µg per 0.5 mL in prefilled syringe; 480 µg per 0.8 mL in prefilled syringe; 300 µg per mL in 1 mL vial; 480 µg per 1.6 mL in 1.6 mL vial
  284. Fingolimod General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    • Oral > Solid: 0.25 mg; 0.5 mg
  285. Flomoxef General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 0.5 g in vial powder for injection; 1 g in vial powder for injection
  286. Fluconazole General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 mg per mL in vial
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL; 50 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid > capsule: 50 mg
  287. Flucytosine General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2.5 g per 250 mL infusion
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg capsule
    Indications
  288. Fludarabine General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial (fludarabine phosphate) powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet (fludarabine phosphate)
  289. Fludrocortisone General information
    Section
    Adrenal hormones and synthetic substitutes
    • Oral > Solid: 100 µg (acetate)
  290. Flunisolide General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide for Asthma
  291. Fluorescein General information
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Ophthalmic medicines
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 1% (sodium salt)
    Indications
  292. Fluoride General information
    Section
    Dental medicines and preparations
    • Local > Dental > Gel: 2500 to 12500 ppm fluoride (any type)
    • Local > Dental > Toothpaste, cream or gel: 1000 to 1500 ppm fluoride (any type)
    • Local > Dental > Mouthrinse: 230 to 900 ppm fluoride (any type)
    • Local > Dental > Varnish: 22500 ppm fluoride (any type)
    Indications
  293. Fluorouracil General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 5%
    Indications
  294. Fluoxetine General information
    Section
    Medicines for depressive disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)
    Section
    Medicines for anxiety disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines for obsessive compulsive disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)
  295. Fluphenazine General information
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 25 mg per mL in ampoule (decanoate); 25 mg per mL in ampoule (enanthate)
  296. Flutamide General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    Indications
  297. Fluticasone General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide for Asthma
  298. Fluticasone + formoterol General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide + formoterol for Asthma
  299. Fluticasone furoate + vilanterol General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide + formoterol for Asthma
  300. Fluvastatin General information
    Section
    Lipid-lowering agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to simvastatin for Mixed hyperlipidaemia Therapeutic equivalent to simvastatin for Coronary atherosclerosis
  301. Folic acid General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 1 mg tablet; 5 mg tablet
    • Oral > Solid: 400 µg
  302. Fomepizole General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5 mg per mL in 20 mL ampoule (sulfate); 1 g per mL in 1.5 mL ampoule (base)
  303. Fosfomycin (injection) General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 g in vial (as sodium) powder for injection; 4 g in vial (as sodium) powder for injection
  304. Fourth generation cephalosporins General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • .
  305. Fresh-frozen plasma General information
    Section
    Blood and blood components
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV:
  306. Fulvestrant General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg per 5 mL
  307. Furosemide General information
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule; 10 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per 5 mL; 50 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 40 mg; 20 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Diuretics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule; 10 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per 5 mL; 50 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 40 mg; 20 mg
  308. 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
  309. Gallamine General information
    Section
    Muscle relaxants (peripherally-acting) and cholinesterase inhibitors
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (gallamine triethiodide)
    Indications
  310. Gatifloxacin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg; 400 mg
  311. Gefitinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
  312. Gemcitabine General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 200 mg in vial powder for injection; 1 g in vial powder for injection
  313. Gentamicin General information
  314. Glass ionomer cement General information
    Section
    Dental medicines and preparations
    • Local > Dental > Powder + liquid: Single-use capsules: 0.4 g powder + 0.09 mL liquid; Multi-use bottle: powder + liquid
    Indications
  315. Glatiramer acetate General information
    Section
    Medicines for multiple sclerosis
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 20 mg per mL; 40 mg per mL
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 20 mg per mL in pre-filled syringe; 40 mg per mL in pre-filled syringe
  316. Glecaprevir + pibrentasvir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis C > Pangenotypic direct-acting antiviral combinations
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg + 40 mg tablet; 50 mg + 20 mg granules
  317. Glibenclamide General information
    Section
    Oral hypoglycaemic agents
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg; 2.5 mg
  318. Gliclazide General information
    Section
    Oral hypoglycaemic agents
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg controlled-release; 60 mg controlled-release; 80 mg controlled-release
  319. Glucagon General information
    Section
    Medicines for hypoglycaemia
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg per mL
  320. Glucose General information
    Section
    Solutions correcting water, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances > Parenteral
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5% isotonic; 10% hypertonic
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50% hypertonic
  321. Glucose + sodium chloride General information
    Section
    Solutions correcting water, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances > Parenteral
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 4% + 0.18% (equivalent to Na+ 30 mmol/L and Cl- 30 mmol/L; 5% + 0.9% (equivalent to Na+ 150 mmol/L and Cl- 150 mmol/L); 5% + 0.45% (equivalent to Na+ 75 mmol/L and Cl- 75 mmol/L)
  322. Glutaral General information
    Section
    Disinfectants
    • Local > Topical > Solution: 2%
  323. Glyceryl trinitrate General information
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 500 µg sublingual tablet
    Indications
  324. Glycopyrronium General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
  325. Golimumab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Axial spondyloarthritis Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Rheumatoid arthritis
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  326. Goserelin General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    Indications
  327. Granisetron General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Palliative care
    Section
    Antiemetic medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ondansetron for Nausea or vomiting
  328. Griseofulvin General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 125 mg; 250 mg
    Indications
  329. Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  330. 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
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 5 mg per mL in ampoule
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg; 5 mg
  331. Haloperidol decanoate General information
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
  332. Halothane General information
    Section
    General anaesthetics and oxygen > Inhalational medicines
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > liquid:
  333. Heparin sodium General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1000 IU per mL in 5 mL ampoule; 20000 IU per mL in 5 mL ampoule; 5000 IU per mL in 5 mL ampoule
  334. Hepatitis a vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for some high-risk populations
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  335. Hepatitis b vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  336. Homatropine General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Mydriatics
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 2% (hydrobromide)
    Indications
  337. Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  338. Hydralazine General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 20 mg in ampoule powder for injection (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet; 25 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg (hydrochloride); 25 mg (hydrochloride)
  339. Hydrochlorothiazide General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 12.5 mg
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Diuretics
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
    Indications
  340. Hydrocortisone General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 100 mg in vial (as sodium succinate)
    Section
    Adrenal hormones and synthetic substitutes
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg; 10 mg; 20 mg
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-inflammatory agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Ointment: 1% (acetate)
    Section
    Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 100 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium succinate)
    Indications
    Section
    Anti-inflammatory medicines
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 25 mg (acetate)
    • Local > Rectal > Retention enema: 100 mg per 60 mL
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Anti-inflammatory and antipruritic medicines
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 1% (acetate)
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 1% (acetate)
  341. Hydromorphone General information
    Section
    Opioid analgesics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to morphine for Pain
  342. Hydroxocobalamin General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 1 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as acetate); 1 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as hydrochloride); 1 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (as sulfate)
  343. Hydroxycarbamide (hydroxyurea) General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg; 250 mg; 300 mg; 400 mg; 500 mg; 1 g
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 200 mg; 300 mg; 400 mg; 500 mg; 1 g; 100 mg
    Section
    Other medicines for haemoglobinopathies
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 200 mg; 500 mg; 1 g; 100 mg
  344. Hydroxychloroquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    Indications
    Section
    Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg (as sulfate)
  345. Hyoscine butylbromide General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 20 mg per mL injection
    Indications
  346. 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
  347. Hypochlorous acid General information
    Section
    Antiseptics
    • Local > Topical > Solution:
  348. Hypromellose General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.3%
  349. Ibrutinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 140 mg
  350. Ibuprofen General information
    Section
    Medicines administered to the neonate [c]
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5 mg per mL
    Section
    Non-opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs)
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL; 100 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 200 mg; 400 mg; 600 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Antimigraine medicines > For treatment of acute attack
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per 5 mL; 200 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 200 mg; 400 mg
    Indications
  351. Idoxuridine General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.1%
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Ointment: 0.2%
  352. Ifosfamide General information
  353. Imipenem + cilastatin General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg (as monohydrate) + 250 mg (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 500 mg (as monohydrate) + 500 mg (as sodium salt) powder for injection
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    Indications
  354. Imipenem + cilastatin + relebactam General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg + 500 mg + 250 mg powder for injection
  355. Indapamide General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    Indications
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to hydrochlorothiazide for Heart failure
  356. Indinavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Protease inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 400 mg (as sulfate)
  357. Indometacin General information
    Section
    Medicines administered to the neonate [c]
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ibuprofen for Patent arterial duct
  358. Infliximab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Axial spondyloarthritis Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Rheumatoid arthritis
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to adalimumab for Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  359. Influenza vaccine (seasonal) General information
    Section
    Recommendations for immunization programmes with certain characteristics
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  360. Insulin General information
    Section
    Insulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 40 IU per mL in 10 mL vial (soluble); 100 IU per mL in 10 mL vial (soluble); 100 IU per mL in 3 mL cartridge (soluble); 100 IU per mL in 3 mL pre-filled pen (soluble)
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 40 IU per mL in 10 mL vial (soluble); 100 IU per mL in 10 mL vial (soluble); 100 IU per mL in 3 mL cartridge (soluble); 100 IU per mL in 3 mL pre-filled pen
  361. Insulin analogues General information
    Section
    Insulins
    • Not specified
  362. Insulin degludec General information
    Section
    Insulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 100 units per mL
  363. Insulin detemir General information
    Section
    Insulins
  364. Insulin glargine General information
    Section
    Insulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 100 units per mL
  365. Intermediate-acting insulin General information
    Section
    Insulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 40 IU per mL in 10 mL vial as compound insulin zinc suspension or isophane insulin; 100 IU per mL in 10 mL vial as compound insulin zinc suspension or isophane insulin; 100 IU per mL in 3 mL cartridge as compound insulin zinc suspension or isophane insulin; 100 IU per mL in 3 mL pre-filled pen as compound insulin zinc suspension or isophane insulin
  366. Intraperitoneal dialysis solution General information
    Section
    Peritoneal dialysis solution
    • parenteral solution
  367. Iodine General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 0.5 mL (240 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule; 1 mL (480 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 1 mL (480 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule; 0.5 mL (240 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule; 0.57 mL (308 mg iodine) iodized oil in dispenser bottle
    • Oral > Solid: 190 mg
    Section
    Antiseptics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to povidone iodine for Povidone iodine
  368. Iohexol General information
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Radiocontrast media
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 140 to 350 mg iodine per mL in 5 mL ampoule; 140 to 350 mg iodine per mL in 10 mL ampoule; 140 to 350 mg iodine per mL in 20 mL ampoule
  369. Ipecacuanha General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Non-specific
    • Oral > Liquid: 0.14% ipecacuanha alkaloids calculated as emetine
  370. Ipratropium bromide General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > aerosol: 20 µg per dose
  371. Irinotecan General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg per 2 mL in 2 mL vial; 100 mg per 5 mL in 5 mL vial; 500 mg per 25 mL in 25 mL vial
  372. Isoflurane General information
    Section
    General anaesthetics and oxygen > Inhalational medicines
    • Respiratory > Inhalation > liquid:
  373. Isoniazid General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet (dispersible); 300 mg tablet
  374. Isoniazid + pyrazinamide + rifampicin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg + 150 mg + 75 mg tablet (dispersible)
    Indications
  375. Isoniazid + pyridoxine + sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim General information
    Section
    Medicines for prevention of HIV-related opportunistic infections
    • Oral > Solid: 300 mg + 25 mg + 800 mg + 160 mg tablet (scored)
  376. Isoniazid + rifampicin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg + 75 mg tablet (dispersible); 75 mg + 150 mg tablet; 150 mg + 300 mg tablet
    Indications
  377. Isoniazid + rifapentine General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 300 mg + 300 mg tablet (scored)
  378. Isoprenaline General information
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 20 µg per mL in ampoule (hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg (hydrochloride or sulfate); 15 mg (hydrochloride or sulfate)
  379. Isosorbide dinitrate General information
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg sublingual tablet
    Indications
  380. Ivermectin General information
    Section
    Intestinal anthelminthics
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 3 mg
    Section
    Antifilarials
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 3 mg
    Section
    Medicines for ectoparasitic infections
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 3 mg
    Indications
  381. Kanamycin General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to gentamicin for Other specified conjunctivitis Therapeutic equivalent to gentamicin for Infectious blepharitis
  382. Kanamycin (injection) General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1000 mg powder for injection (vial)
  383. Ketamine General information
    Section
    General anaesthetics and oxygen > Injectable medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 50 mg per mL in 10 mL vial (as hydrochloride)
  384. Ketoconazole General information
    Section
    Medicines for endocrine disorders
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 200 mg
    Indications
  385. 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
  386. Lamivudine General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet
  387. Lamivudine + nevirapine + zidovudine General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg + 50 mg + 60 mg Tablet; 150 mg + 200 mg + 300 mg Tablet
  388. Lamivudine + zidovudine General information
    Section
    Fixed-dose combinations of antiretrovirals
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg + 60 mg Tablet; 150 mg + 300 mg Tablet
  389. Lamotrigine General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet; 200 mg tablet; 2 mg tablet (chewable, dispersible); 5 mg tablet (chewable, dispersible); 25 mg tablet (chewable, dispersible); 50 mg tablet (chewable, dispersible); 100 mg tablet (chewable, dispersible); 200 mg tablet (chewable, dispersible)
  390. Latanoprost General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Miotics and antiglaucoma medicines
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 50 µg per mL eye drops
  391. Ledipasvir + sofosbuvir General information
    Section
    Medicines for hepatitis C > Non-pangenotypic direct-acting antiviral combinations
    • Oral > Solid: 90 mg + 400 mg tablet
  392. Lenalidomide General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
  393. Letrozole General information
    Section
    Ovulation inducers
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 2.5 mg
  394. Leuprorelin General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 7.5 mg in prefilled syringe; 22.5 mg in prefilled syringe
  395. Levamisole General information
    Section
    Intestinal anthelminthics
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 50 mg (as hydrochloride); 150 mg (as hydrochloride)
    Indications
  396. Levetiracetam General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 250 mg; 500 mg; 750 mg; 1000 mg
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg per 5 mL in 5 mL vial; 5 mg per mL in 100 mL bag; 10 mg per mL in 100 mL bag; 15 mg per mL in 100 mL bag
  397. Levodopa General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg
  398. Levodopa + benserazide General information
    Section
    Medicines for parkinsonism
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to levodopa + carbidopa for Parkinson disease
  399. Levodopa + carbidopa General information
    Section
    Medicines for parkinsonism
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg + 10 mg tablet; 250 mg + 25 mg tablet; 100 mg + 25 mg tablet
  400. Levofloxacin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet; 500 mg tablet; 750 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet (dispersible)
  401. Levonorgestrel General information
    Section
    Oral hormonal contraceptives
    • Oral > Solid: 750 µg [2]; 1.5 mg [1]
    • Oral > Solid: 30 µg
    Section
    Intrauterine devices
    • Intrauterine system with reservoir containing 52 mg of levonorgestrel.
  402. Levonorgestrel-releasing implant General information
    Section
    Implantable contraceptives
    • Implant > Subdermal: 75 mg per rod (two-rods)
  403. Levothyroxine General information
    Section
    Thyroid hormones and antithyroid medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 50 µg (sodium salt); 100 µg (sodium salt); 25 µg (sodium salt)
    Indications
  404. Lidocaine General information
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 20 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
    Section
    Local anaesthetics
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Spinal anaesthesia: 5% in 2 mL ampoule (hydrochloride) + 7.5% glucose solution
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Other: 1% in vial (hydrochloride); 2% in vial (hydrochloride)
    • Local > Topical > unspecified: 2 to 4% (hydrochloride)
  405. Lidocaine + epinephrine General information
    Section
    Local anaesthetics
    • Parenteral > Locoregional injections > Other: 1% (lidocaine hydrochloride OR lidocaine sulfate) + 1:200 000 epinephrine in vial; 2% (lidocaine hydrochloride OR lidocaine sulfate) + 1:200 000 epinephrine in vial
    • Local > Dental > Cartridge: 2% (lidocaine hydrochloride) + 1:80 000 epinephrine
  406. Lindane General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Scabicides and pediculicides
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 1%
    • Local > Topical > Lotion: 1%
    Indications
  407. Linezolid General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 mg per mL in 300 mL bag
    • Oral > Liquid: 100 mg per 5 mL powder for oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 400 mg tablet; 600 mg tablet
    • Oral > Solid > dispersible tablet: 150 mg
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 600 mg
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg tablet; 150 mg tablet (dispersible)
  408. Liraglutide General information
    Section
    Medicines for endocrine disorders
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 6 mg per mL in 3 mL pre-filled pen
    Indications
  409. Lisinopril + amlodipine General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg + 5 mg; 20 mg + 5 mg; 20 mg + 10 mg
  410. Lisinopril + hydrochlorothiazide General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg + 12.5 mg; 20 mg + 12.5 mg; 20 mg + 25 mg
  411. Lisocabtagene maraleucel General information
    Section
    Antineoplastics and supportive medicines
    Indications
  412. Lithium carbonate General information
    Section
    Medicines for bipolar disorders
    • Oral > Solid: 300 mg
  413. Long-acting insulin analogues General information
    Section
    Insulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 100 IU per mL in 3 mL cartridge; 100 IU per mL in 3 mL pre-filled pen
  414. Loperamide General information
    Section
    Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg solid oral dosage form
    Indications
  415. Lopinavir + ritonavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Protease inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg + 25 mg tablet (heat-stable); 200 mg + 50 mg tablet (heat-stable); 40 mg + 10 mg
  416. Loratadine General information
    Section
    Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
    • Oral > Liquid: 1 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg
  417. Lorazepam General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule; 4 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule
    Section
    Medicines for anxiety disorders
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to diazepam for Anxiety
  418. Losartan General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet
    Indications
  419. Lovastatin General information
    Section
    Lipid-lowering agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to simvastatin for Mixed hyperlipidaemia Therapeutic equivalent to simvastatin for Coronary atherosclerosis
  420. Lugol's solution General information
    Section
    Thyroid hormones and antithyroid medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 13% w/v (about 130 mg/mL total iodine)
    Indications
  421. Magnesium sulfate General information
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (equivalent to 1 g in 2 mL; 50% weight/volume)
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 500 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule (equivalent to 5 g in 10 mL; 50% weight/volume)
  422. Mannitol General information
    Section
    Diuretics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10% solution; 20% solution
  423. Measles vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for all immunization programmes
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  424. Mebendazole General information
    Section
    Intestinal anthelminthics
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 100 mg (chewable); 500 mg (chewable)
    Section
    Cysticidal medicines
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 500 mg (chewable); 100 mg (chewable)
  425. Medroxyprogesterone acetate General information
    Section
    Injectable hormonal contraceptives
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 150 mg per mL in 1 mL vial
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 104 mg per 0.65 mL in pre-filled syringe; 104 mg per 0.65 mL in single dose injection delivery system
    Section
    Progestogens
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg
  426. Mefloquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
  427. Meglumine antimoniate General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 1.5 g per 5 mL in 5 mL ampoule
  428. Meglumine iotroxate General information
    Section
    Diagnostic agents > Radiocontrast media
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5 to 8 g iodine (as meglumine) in 100 to 250 mL
  429. Melarsoprol General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 3.6% in 5 mL ampoule solution (180 mg of active compound)
  430. Melphalan General information
    Section
    Cytotoxic medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial powder for injection
    • Oral > Solid: 2 mg
  431. Meningococcal meningitis vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for some high-risk populations
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  432. Meropenem General information
    Section
    Watch group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg in vial (as trihydrate) powder for injection; 1 g in vial (as trihydrate) powder for injection
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg in vial (as trihydrate) powder for injection; 1 g in vial (as trihydrate) powder for injection
  433. Meropenem + vaborbactam General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 g in vial + 1 g in vial powder for injection
  434. Mesalazine General information
    Section
    Anti-inflammatory medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to sulfasalazine for Crohn disease site Therapeutic equivalent to sulfasalazine for Ulcerative colitis
  435. Metformin General information
    Section
    Oral hypoglycaemic agents
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (hydrochloride)
  436. Methadone General information
    Section
    Medicines for opioid use disorders
    • 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)
    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)
  437. Methimazole General information
    Section
    Thyroid hormones and antithyroid medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg; 10 mg; 20 mg
    Indications
  438. Methionine General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (DL)
  439. Methotrexate General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 2.5 mg (as sodium salt); 10 mg (as sodium salt)
    Section
    Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 2.5 mg (as sodium salt)
    Section
    Immunomodulators for non-malignant disease
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: pre-filled syringe in multiple strengths
    Section
    Medicines for juvenile joint diseases
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 2.5 mg (as sodium salt)
  440. Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta General information
    Section
    Antianaemia medicines
  441. Methyldopa General information
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg
  442. Methylergometrine General information
    Section
    Uterotonics
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to ergometrine for Postpartum haemorrhage
  443. Methylphenidate General information
    Section
    Medicines for mental and behavioural disorders
    • Multiple formulations and strengths.
  444. Methylprednisolone General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg per mL in 1 mL single-dose vial (as sodium succinate); 40 mg per mL in 5 mL multi-dose vial (as sodium succinate); 80 mg per mL in 1 mL single-dose vial (as sodium succinate)
  445. Methylthioninium chloride General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
  446. 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
    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)
  447. Metoprolol General information
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Angina pectoris
    Section
    Medicines used in heart failure
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Heart failure
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Essential hypertension
    Section
    Antiarrhythmic medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to bisoprolol for Cardiac arrhythmia
  448. Metronidazole General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL (as benzoate)
    • Oral > Solid: 200 to 500 mg tablet
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg per 100 mL in vial Injection
    • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 500 mg suppository; 1 g suppository
    Section
    Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL (as benzoate)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in 100 mL vial
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 200 mg; 250 mg; 400 mg; 500 mg
    Indications
  449. Micafungin General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial (as sodium) powder for injection; 100 mg in vial (as sodium) powder for injection
  450. Miconazole General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Antifungal medicines
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 2% (nitrate)
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 2% (nitrate)
  451. 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
    Section
    Antiseizure medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg per mL in 5 mL vial (for buccal administration); 5 mg per mL in 1 mL vial (for buccal administration); 5 mg per mL in 3 mL vial (for buccal administration)
    • Local > Buccal > Solution: 5 mg per mL in 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration); 5 mg per mL in 1 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration); 5 mg per mL in 1.5 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration); 5 mg per mL in 2 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration); 10 mg per mL in 0.25 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration); 10 mg per mL in 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration); 10 mg per mL in 0.75 mL pre-filled syringe; 10 mg per mL in 1 mL pre-filled syringe (for oromucosal administration)
    Indications
    Section
    Preoperative medication and sedation for short-term procedures
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 mg per mL
    • Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per mL
    • Oral > Solid: 15 mg tablet; 7.5 mg tablet
  452. Mifepristone - misoprostol General information
    Section
    Uterotonics
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg + 200 µg; 200 mg [1] + 200 µg [4] in co-package
  453. Miltefosine General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg; 50 mg
  454. Misoprostol General information
    Section
    Uterotonics
    • Oral > Solid: 200 µg
    • Local > Vaginal > tablet: 25 µg
  455. Mometasone General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide for Asthma
  456. Mometasone + formoterol General information
    Section
    Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to budesonide + formoterol for Asthma
  457. Morphine General information
    Section
    Preoperative medication and sedation for short-term procedures
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg in 1 mL ampoule (sulfate OR hydrochloride)
    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
  458. Moxifloxacin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 400 mg tablet; 100 mg tablet (dispersible)
    • Oral > Solid: 400 mg tablet
  459. Multiple micronutrient powder General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Oral > Other:
  460. Multiple micronutrient supplement General information
    Section
    Other medicines administered to the mother
    • Tablet containing:
    • Vit A: 800 mcg retinol activity equivalent
    • Vit C: 70 mg
    • Vit D: 5 mcg (200 IU)
    • Vit E: 10 mg alpha tocopherol equivalent
    • Vit B1: 1.4 mg
    • Vit B2: 1.4 mg
    • Vit B3: 18 mg niacin equivalent
    • Vit B6: 1.9 mg
    • Folic acid: 400 mcg
    • Vit B12: 2.6 mcg
    • Iron: 30 mg
    • Iodine: 150 mcg
    • Zinc: 15 mg
    • Selenium: 65 mcg
    • Copper: 2 mg
  461. Mumps vaccine General information
    Section
    Recommendations for immunization programmes with certain characteristics
    • All vaccines should comply with the WHO requirements for biological substances.
  462. Mupirocin General information
    Section
    Dermatological medicines > Anti-infective medicines
    • Local > Topical > Cream: 2% (as mupirocin calcium)
    • Local > Topical > Ointment: 2%
  463. Nadroparin General information
    Section
    Medicines affecting coagulation
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to enoxaparin for Acute ischaemic heart disease Therapeutic equivalent to enoxaparin for Venous thromboembolism
  464. Nalidixic acid General information
    Section
    Anti-infective medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg; 500 mg
  465. Naloxone General information
    Section
    Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 400 µg per 1 mL in ampoule (naloxone hydrochloride)
  466. Naltrexone General information
    Section
    Medicines for alcohol use disorders
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 380 mg in vial (extended-release)
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 50 mg
  467. Natamycin General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Suspension: 5% eye drops
  468. Nelfinavir General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Protease inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as mesilate)
    • Oral > Other: 50 mg per g oral powder
  469. Neostigmine General information
    Section
    Muscle relaxants (peripherally-acting) and cholinesterase inhibitors
    • Oral > Solid: 15 mg (neostigmine bromide)
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 0.5 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (neostigmine metilsulfate); 2.5 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (neostigmine metilsulfate)
  470. Netilmicin General information
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to gentamicin for Other specified conjunctivitis Therapeutic equivalent to gentamicin for Infectious blepharitis
  471. Nevirapine General information
    Section
    Antiretrovirals > Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL oral solution
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet (dispersible)
  472. Niclosamide General information
    Section
    Intestinal anthelminthics
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg tablet (chewable)
  473. Nicotinamide General information
    Section
    Vitamins and minerals
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg
    Indications
  474. Nicotine replacement therapy General information
    Section
    Medicines for nicotine use disorders
    • Oral > Other: 2 mg chewing gum; 4 mg chewing gum; 2 mg lozenge; 4 mg lozenge; 1 mg per actuation oral spray
    • Local > Topical > Transdermal patch: 5 to 30 mg per 16 hour; 7 to 21 mg per 24 hour
  475. Nifedipine General information
    Section
    Antioxytocics (tocolytics)
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg (immediate-release)
    Section
    Antianginal medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg
    Indications
    Section
    Antihypertensive medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet; sustained-release formulations
  476. Nifurtimox General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 120 mg (scored); 30 mg (scored)
    Section
    American trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid > tablet: 30 mg (scored); 120 mg (scored)
    Indications
  477. Nilotinib General information
    Section
    Targeted therapies
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg capsule; 200 mg capsule
  478. Nilutamide General information
    Section
    Hormones and antihormones
    Indications
  479. Nitrofurantoin General information
    Section
    Access group antibiotics
    • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per 5 mL oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 100 mg; 50 mg
    Indications
  480. Nitrous oxide General information
    Section
    General anaesthetics and oxygen > Inhalational medicines
    • Respiratory > Inhalation:
  481. Nivolumab General information
    Section
    Immunomodulators
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL concentrate solution for infusion
  482. Norethisterone General information
    Section
    Oral hormonal contraceptives
    • Oral > Solid: 350 µg
    Section
    Progestogens
    • Oral > Solid: 5 mg
  483. Norethisterone enantate General information
    Section
    Injectable hormonal contraceptives
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 200 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule oily solution
  484. Normal immunoglobulin General information
    Section
    Human immunoglobulins
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5% protein solution; 10% protein solution
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 16% protein solution
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 15% protein solution; 16% protein solution
  485. Nystatin General information
    Section
    Antifungal medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 100000 IU per mL
    • Local > Topical > Other: 100000 IU pessary
    • Oral > Solid > dosage form: 500000 IU
    • Oral > Solid > lozenge: 100000 IU
    Indications
  486. Ocrelizumab General information
    Section
    Medicines for multiple sclerosis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 30 mg per mL in 10 vial concentrate for solution
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 30 mg per mL in 10 mL vial
  487. Octreotide General information
    Section
    Medicines for disorders of the pituitary hormone system
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 20 mg in vial (modified-release, as acetate) plus diluent
    • Parenteral > General injections > SC: 0.05 mg per mL in 1 mL vial (immediate-release, as acetate); 0.1 mg per mL in 1 mL vial (immediate-release, as acetate); 0.5 mg per mL in 1 mL vial (immediate-release, as acetate)
  488. Ofloxacin General information
    Section
    Antituberculosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg; 400 mg
    Section
    Ear, nose and throat medicines [c]
    Indications
    Section
    Ophthalmological preparations > Anti-infective agents
    • Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.3%
  489. Olanzapine General information
    Section
    Medicines for psychotic disorders
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 10 mg in vial powder for injection
  490. Omadacycline General information
    Section
    Reserve group antibiotics
    • Parenteral > General in