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ATC codes: J01FA01
EMLc
Indication
Bacterial infection of unspecified site ICD11 code: 1C81
INN
Erythromycin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as lactobionate)
Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL (as stearate or ethylsuccinate)
Oral > Solid: 250 mg (as stearate or ethylsuccinate)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Removed in 2017 (TRS 1006)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Therapeutic equivalence limitations
The square box only applies to the listing of erythromycin on the EML
Therapeutic equivalence limitations for EMLc
The square box does not apply to the listing of erythromycin on the EMLc
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Erythromycin was removed from the EML and EMLc following the comprehensive review of antibiotics by the Expert Committee in 2017. However, it is noted in the Model Lists as an alternative to clarithromycin for treatment of pharyngitis