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ATC codes: P02BA01
EMLc
Indication
Paragonimiasis ICD11 code: 1F85
INN
Praziquantel
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 600 mg tablet
EML status history
First added in 1979 (TRS 641)
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
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Praziquantel was added to the EMLc for the treatment of schistosomiasis, paragonomiasis, clonorchiasis and opisthorchiasis.