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ATC codes: P02BA01
EMLc
Indication
Taeniasis due to Taenia saginata ICD11 code: 1F76.1
INN
Praziquantel
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 600 mg tablet ; 150 mg tablet
EML status history
First added in 1984 (TRS 722)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
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 EMLc for the treatment of taeniasis.