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ATC codes: P02DA01
EMLc
Indication
Taeniasis due to Taenia saginata ICD11 code: 1F76.1
INN
Niclosamide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core Niclosamide is listed for use when praziquantel treatment fails.
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 500 mg tablet (chewable)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
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
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Niclosamide was added in the EMLc for the treatment of teniasis due to Tenia saginata.