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ATC codes: L01BB02
EMLc
Indication
Lymphoid leukaemia, not elsewhere classified ICD11 code: 2C03.3
INN
Mercaptopurine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary (EML)
(EMLc)
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per mL (EMLc)
Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet
EML status history
First added in 2015 (TRS 994)
Changed in 2023 (TRS 1049)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic alternatives
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Tags
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended the inclusion of an additional dose form of mercaptopurine (oral liquid 20 mg/mL) to the EMLc.