ATC codes: J04AD03
Tuberculous meningitis ICD11 code: 1B11.0
Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet ; 125 mg tablet (dispersible)
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The Expert Committee recommended the inclusion of ethionamide on the core list of the EML and EMLc for the new indication for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis meningitis in children and adolescents, as part of a 6-month intensive regimen in combination with isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide.