ATC codes: S01BA04
Scleritis ICD11 code: 9B51
Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.5% (sodium phosphate)
EML status history
Also recommended for children
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee noted comments on the need for topical ophthalmic steroids to be administered under expert supervision to avoid inadvertent use in herpes simplex infections. The Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of prednisolone eye drops with a square box on the EMLc.