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ATC codes: V03AF01
EMLc
Indication
Germ cell tumour of testis ICD11 code: 2D30.2
INN
Mesna
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 mg per mL in 4 mL ampoule ; 100 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
Oral > Solid: 400 mg ; 600 mg
EML status history
First added in 2015 (TRS 994)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Tags
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
In 2015, as part of the comprehensive review of cancer medicines undertaken by the Expert Committee, listing for mesna on the complementary list of the EML and EMLc for use in treatment protocols for testicular germ cell tumours was endorsed. The relevant extract from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for testicular germ cell tumours is attached.