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ATC codes: D08AG02
EMLc
Indication
Povidone iodine ICD11 code: XM24J7
INN
Povidone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Local > Topical > Solution: 10% (equivalent to 1% available iodine)
EML status history
First added in 1993 (TRS 850)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of povidone iodine, with a square box, on the core list of the EMLc as a topical antiseptic.