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ATC codes: J01XA01
EMLc
Indication
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus ICD11 code: MG51.00
INN
Vancomycin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg in vial (as hydrochloride) powder for injection
EML status history
First added in 1995 (TRS 867)
Changed in 2002 (TRS 914)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Removed in 2017 (TRS 1006)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
As part of the comprehensive review of antibacterials undertaken by the Expert Committee in 2017, listing of IV vancomycin was reviewed and specific indications for its use were recommended. Refer to the 2017 recommendation(s) for IV vancomycin for more information.