ATC codes: A07AA09
Intestinal infections due to Clostridioides difficile ICD11 code: 1A04
*vancomycin powder for injection may also be used for oral administration.
Oral > Solid > capsule: 125 mg (as hydrochloride) ; 250 mg (as hydrochloride)
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Expert Committee recommendation
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended a note be added to the listing of oral vancomycin on the EML and EMLc to indicate that the powder for injection dosage form may also be used for oral administration. Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended that the range of strengths of metronidazole tablets be replaced with reference to specific strengths on the EML and EMLc.