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ATC codes: P01BA06
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Amodiaquine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core To be used in combination with artesunate 50 mg
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 153 mg (as hydrochloride) ; 200 mg (as hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Removed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Added in 1982 (TRS 685)
Changed in 1984 (TRS 722)
Removed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Added in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 946)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2011 (TRS 965)
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
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Note specifying that amodiaquine alone can be used for the treatment of P. vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae was deleted. Amodiaquine should be used in combination with artesunate 50 mg.