ATC codes: J01DH02
Multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis ICD11 code: ML32.00
The square box applies only to the listing of meropenem on the EML.
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg in vial (as trihydrate) powder for injection ; 1 g in vial (as trihydrate) powder for injection
Also recommended for children
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended imipenem + cilastatin be specified as a therapeutic alternative under the square box listing for meropenem on the EML for this indication.