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ATC codes: J01AA02
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Doxycycline
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride or hyclate)
EML status history
First added in 1999 (TRS 895)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2011 (TRS 965)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Age restriction
> 8 years
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
Both salts (hyclate and hydrochloride) can be used for doxycyline for the prophylactic treatment of malaria.