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ATC codes: D07AA02
EMLc
Indication
Dermatitis or eczema ICD11 code: EA8Z
INN
Hydrocortisone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Local > Topical > Cream: 1% (acetate)
Local > Topical > Ointment: 1% (acetate)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Therapeutic equivalence limitations for EMLc
The square box does not apply for the listing of hydrocortisone on the EMLc.
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of hydrocortisone (without a square box) on the core list of the EMLc.