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ATC codes: J06AA01
EMLc
Indication
Need for immunization against diphtheria alone ICD11 code: QC00.6
Medicine type
Biological agent
List type
Core All plasma fractions should comply with the WHO requirements.
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IM: 10000 IU in vial ; 20000 IU in vial
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of diphtheria antitoxin on the core list of the EMLc.