ATC codes: V08BA01
Barium sulfate with suspending agents ICD11 code: XM2MR0
Oral > Liquid: Aqueous suspension
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
Given that barium sulfate is administered in specialized facilities under the supervision of radiologists, the Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of barium sulfate on the complementary list of the EMLc. The EMLc Subcommittee noted concerns expressed about the licensing status of barium sulfate for use in children. The EMLc Subcommittee considered that an expert review of this area in relation to the imaging of children should be provided for the next meeting.