ATC codes: P01BA02
Systemic lupus erythematosus ICD11 code: 4A40.0Z
Oral > Solid: 200 mg (as sulfate)
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The Expert Committee recommended inclusion of hydroxychloroquine on the complementary list of the EML for the treatment of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus, given its beneficial effects in this condition. (Refer to the 2021 recommendation for hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus).