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ATC codes: H02AB09
EMLc
Indication
Anaphylaxis ICD11 code: 4A84.Z
INN
Hydrocortisone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 100 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium succinate)
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770)
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
Recognizing the need for systemic steroids in severe allergic reactions in children, the EMLc Subcommittee recommended hydrocortisone be included in the core list of the first EMLC in 2007.