ATC codes: J04BA01
Leprosy ICD11 code: 1B50.Z
Core Medicines used in the treatment of leprosy should never be used except in combination. Combination therapy is essential to prevent the emergence of drug resistance. Colour-coded blister packs (MDT blister packs) containing standard two-medicine (paucibacillary leprosy) or three-medicine (multibacillary leprosy) combinations for adult and childhood leprosy should be used. MDT blister packs can be supplied free of charge through WHO.
Oral > Solid: 100 mg ; 50 mg
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The Expert Committee recommended an amendment to the dosage form terminology for clofazimine, replacing 'capsule' with 'solid oral dosage form'.