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Essential medicine status
ATC codes: A11CC01
Indication
Vitamin D deficiency ICD11 code: 5B57
INN
Ergocalciferol
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 250 µg per mL (10 000 IU per mL) (EML)
Oral > Solid: 1.25 mg (50 000 IU) (EML)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2021
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended colecalciferol be specified as a therapeutic alternative under the square box listing for ergocalciferol on the EML.