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ATC codes: V03AB31
Indication
Harmful effects of or exposure to noxious substances, chiefly nonmedicinal as to source, not elsewhere classified ICD11 code: NE61
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: Powder for oral administration
EML status history
First added in 1989 (TRS 796)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The relevance of the treatment of thallium poisoning as requiring an essential medicine was unclear when considered by the EMLc Subcommittee in 2007, therefore potassium ferric hexacyanoferrate was not included in the EMLc.