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Essential medicine status
ATC codes: A12AA03
EMLc
Indication
Tetany due to acute calcium deficiency ICD11 code: 5B5K.10
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
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 calcium gluconate injection on the complementary list of the EMLc.