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ATC codes: B05XA03
EMLc
Indication
Other specified disorders of fluid, electrolyte or acid-base balance ICD11 code: 5C5Y
INN
Compound solution of sodium chloride
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 0.9% isotonic (equivalent to Na+ 154 mmol/L and Cl- 154 mmol/L)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
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 endorsed the inclusion of sodium chloride 0.9% injectable solution on the core list of the EMLc for use as electrolyte and fluid replacement.