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ATC codes: J01FA10
EMLc
Indication
Trachoma ICD11 code: 1C63.Z
INN
Azithromycin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL (anhydrous) powder for oral liquid (EMLc)
Oral > Solid > dosage form: 250 mg (anhydrous) ; 500 mg (anhydrous)
EML status history
First added in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2021 (TRS 1035)
Changed in 2023 (TRS 1049)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic alternatives
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Expert Committee recommendation
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended replacing the oral liquid formulation of azithromycin (200 mg/5 mL) with powder for oral liquid 200 mg/5 mL on the EML and EMLc.
EML recommendations: Trachoma
First choice
Second choice
First choice
Second choice