Essential drugs - November 2018 update

This guide has been updated. This month's revision includes in particular: significant changes (3), new entries (3), deleted entries (0)....

Significant changes
. Antibacterials used in typhoid fever (ciprofloxacin, azithromycin, cefixime, ceftriaxone, chloramphenicol, amoxicillin, ampicillin, co-trimoxazole): revised
. Human rabies immunoglobulin (HRIG): fully revised
. Rabies vaccine: fully revised

New entries
. Dolutegravir in the treatment of HIV
. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in the treatment of HIV
. Tranexamic acid IV in postpartum haemorrhage