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ATC codes: V03AB15
EMLc
Indication
Unintentional exposure to or harmful effects of opioids or related analgesics ICD11 code: PB20
INN
Naloxone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 400 µg per 1 mL in ampoule (naloxone hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1982 (TRS 685)
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
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed naloxone injection as an essential medicine on the core list of the first EMLc.