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ATC codes: N05CD08
EMLc
Indication
Palliative care ICD11 code: QC7A
INN
Midazolam
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 2 mg per mL oral liquid (EMLc)
Oral > Solid: 7.5 mg solid oral dosage form ; 15 mg solid oral dosage form
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg per mL injection ; 5 mg per mL injection
EML status history
First added in 2009 (TRS 958)
Changed in 2013 (TRS 985)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
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
Following a review of medicines for palliative care by the Expert Committee in 2013, midazolam was added to the EML for use in the management of anxiety, agitation and delerium in patients receiving palliative care. Additional oral dose forms were added to the EMLc.