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ATC codes: A06AD11
EMLc
Indication
Palliative care ICD11 code: QC7A
INN
Lactulose
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 3.1 to 3.7 g per 5 mL oral liquid (EMLc)
EML status history
First added in 2011 (TRS 965)
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
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Lactulose was added to the core list of the EMLc in 2011 for the management of constipation in children receiving palliative care.