ATC codes: J01DD04
Endophthalmitis ICD11 code: 9C21
Do not administer with calcium and avoid in infants with hyperbilirubinaemia.
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt) ; 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt) ; 2 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt) (EML) ; 500 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
Also recommended for children
> 41 weeks corrected gestational age
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Expert Committee recommendation
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended: - the addition of a new strength formulation of ceftriaxone (powder for injection: 500 mg (as sodium) in vial) to the EML and EMLc. - the addition of new strength formulations of IV vancomycin (500 mg, 1 g (as hydrochloride) on the EMLc.