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ATC codes: S01FA01
EMLc
Indication
Anterior uveitis ICD11 code: 9A96.Z
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Additional notes
The square box applies only to listing of atropine on the EMLc.
Formulations
Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.1% (sulfate) ; 0.5% (sulfate) ; 1% (sulfate)
EML status history
First added in 1989 (TRS 796)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2021 (TRS 1035)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Age restriction
> 3 months
Therapeutic alternatives
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended cyclopentolate and homatropine be specified as therapeutic alternatives under the square box listing for atropine on the EMLc. The square box does not apply to the listing of atropine on the EML.