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ATC codes: D06BA01
EMLc
Indication
Burns ICD11 code: NE2Z
INN
Sulfadiazine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Local > Topical > Cream: 1%
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Age restriction
> 2 months
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of silver sulfadiazine cream on the core list of the EMLc as a treatment for burns. The Subcommittee expressed concerns about use in newborns and an age limit of greater than 2 months was included with the listing.