ATC codes: J04AK05
Multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis ICD11 code: ML32.00
Medicines for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) should be used in specialized centres adhering to WHO standards for TB control.
Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet ; 20 mg tablet (EMLc)
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The Expert Committee recommended the removal of the age restriction from the listing of bedaquiline on the EML and EMLc, consistent with the recommendations for use of bedaquiline in current WHO guidelines for management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents.