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ATC codes: L01BB05
Indication
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma ICD11 code: 2B52.0
INN
Fludarabine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg in vial (fludarabine phosphate) powder for injection
Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet (fludarabine phosphate)
EML status history
First added in 2015 (TRS 994)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
In 2015, as part of the comprehensive review of cancer medicines undertaken by the Expert Committee, fludarabine was added to the complementary list of the EML for use in treatment protocols for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. The relevant extract from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is attached.