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ATC codes: D06AX09
EMLc
Indication
Impetigo ICD11 code: 1C02.Z
INN
Mupirocin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Local > Topical > Cream: 2% (as mupirocin calcium)
Local > Topical > Ointment: 2%
EML status history
First added in 1989 (TRS 796)
Removed in 1993 (TRS 850)
Added in 2011 (TRS 965)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following a review of the dermatological medicines currently listed on the Model Lists prepared by the International League of Dermatology Societies, the Expert Committee recommended the inclusion of mupirocin cream and ointment on the core list of the EML and EMLc for the treatment of superficial bacterial infections.