ATC codes: J05AR01
Human immunodeficiency virus disease without mention of associated disease or condition, clinical stage unspecified ICD11 code: 1C62.Z
Lamivudine + zidovudine
Oral > Solid: 30 mg + 60 mg Tablet (EMLc) ; 150 mg + 300 mg Tablet (EML)
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The Expert Committee recommended the removal of lamivudine + zidovudine 150 mg + 300 mg from the EMLc to be in alignment with the recommendations of the Inter-Agency Task Team on Prevention and treatment of HIV in Pregnant Women, Mothers and their Children (1). References: 1. Update to the optimal list of paediatric ARV formulations. IATT Meeting Report, Geneva, Switzerland, 11-12 September 2013 Geneva: World Health Organization; 2013. Available from: http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/documents/s21435en/s21435en.pdf.