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ATC codes: P01AC01
EMLc
Indication
Amoebiasis ICD11 code: 1A36.Z
INN
Diloxanide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 500 mg (furoate)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1982 (TRS 685)
Changed in 1984 (TRS 722)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2011 (TRS 965)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Weight restriction
> 25 kg
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
A review of the evidence supporting treatment of neglected tropical diseases in children was considered by the Expert Committee in 2011. The review focused on antischistosomal, antitrematode, anti-amoebic, antigiardiasis and antitrypanosomal medicines. For anti-amoebic and antigiardiasis medicines, no changes to the current listing of diloxanide were made.