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ATC codes: H03CA
EMLc
Indication
Thyrotoxicosis ICD11 code: 5A02.Z
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 13% w/v (about 130 mg/mL total iodine) (EMLc)
EML status history
First added in 2007 (TRS 946)
Sex
All
Age
Children (1 month - 12 years)
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 discussed the addition of Lugol's solution (about 130 mg total iodine/mL) in addition to the existing 60 mg tablets of potassium iodide. The Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of Lugol's solution on the complementary list of the EMLc.