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ATC codes: P01BC01
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core For use only in the management of severe malaria, and should be used in combination with doxycycline.
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 300 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (quinine hydrochloride)
Oral > Solid: 300 mg (quinine sulfate or quinine bisulfate)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1982 (TRS 685)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 946)
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
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Quinine was added to the core list of the EMLc for the curatve treatment of malaria.