ATC codes: A07CA
Diarrhoea ICD11 code: MG31
Trisodium citrate dihydrate may be replaced by sodium hydrogen carbonate (sodium bicarbonate) 2.5 g/L. However, as the stability of the latter formulation is very poor under tropical conditions, it is recommended only when manufactured for immediate use.
Powder for dilution in 200 mL, 500 mL, 1 L: - glucose 75 mEq - sodium 75 mEq or mmol/L - chloride 65 mEq or mmol/L - potassium 20 mEq or mmol/L - citrate 10 mmol/L - osmolarity 245 mOsm/L - glucose 13.5 g/L - sodium chloride 2.6 g/L - potassium chloride 1.5 g/L - trisodium citrate dihydrate 2.9 g/L
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of oral rehydration salts on the EMLc for use in the management of diarrhoea.