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ATC codes: A07EA02
Indication
Crohn disease site ICD11 code: DD70.Z
INN
Hydrocortisone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Local > Rectal > Suppository: 25 mg (acetate)
Local > Rectal > Retention enema: 100 mg per 60 mL
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 1997 (TRS 882)
Changed in 1999 (TRS 895)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2021
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended removal of the square box listing for hydrocortisone retention enema, and that a separate listing for prednisolone retention enema be added to the core list of the EML.