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ATC codes: A06AB06
EMLc
Indication
Palliative care ICD11 code: QC7A
Medicine type
Plant-derived medicine
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 7.5 mg per 5 mL oral liquid
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
Wikipedia
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following a review of medicines for palliative care by the Expert Committee in 2013, senna was added to core list of the EML for use in the management of constipation in adults receiving palliative care.