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ATC codes: H02AB06
EMLc
Indication
Hodgkin lymphoma ICD11 code: 2C10.Z
INN
Prednisolone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 5 mg per mL (EMLc)
Oral > Solid: 5 mg ; 25 mg
EML status history
First added in 2015 (TRS 994)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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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 prednisolone on the complementary list of the EML and EMLc for use in treatment protocols for Hodgkin lymphoma was specifically endorsed. The relevant extracts from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for Hodgkin lymphoma in adults and in paediatrics are attached.