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ATC codes: P02CC01
EMLc
Indication
Enterobiasis ICD11 code: 1G3D
INN
Pyrantel
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid > tablet: 250 mg (chewable) (as embonate or pamoate)
EML status history
First added in 1982 (TRS 685)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
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
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended deletion of pyrantel oral liquid 50 mg/mL from the EML and EMLc.