ATC codes: J01XB02
Carbapenem resistant Enterobacterales ICD11 code: MG50.C0
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500000 IU in vial powder for injection (equivalent to 50 mg polymyxin B base)
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended the listing for polymyxin B on the EML and EMLc be amended to include also the equivalent strength in mg of polymyxin B base.