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ATC codes: D01AE12
EMLc
Indication
Seborrhoeic dermatitis ICD11 code: EA81.Z
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Local > Topical > Solution: 5%
EML status history
First added in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
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 salicylic acid 5% topical solution on the core list of the EMLc. The risks of using salicylic acid in young children were noted.