ATC codes: L01BB03
Lymphoid leukaemia, not elsewhere classified ICD11 code: 2C03.3
Oral > Solid: 40 mg (EMLc)
Children (1 month - 12 years)
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
In 2015, as part of the comprehensive review of cancer medicines undertaken by the Expert Committee, listing for tioguanine on the complementary list of the EMLc for use in treatment protocols for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia was specifically endorsed. The relevant extract from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is attached.