Essential drugs - December 2019 update

This guide has been updated. This month's revision includes in particular: significant changes (4), new entries (0), deleted entries (1)....

Significant changes
. Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid oral: storage below 25 °C for all forms and strengths
. Heparin: storage below 25 °C and no need to keep in a cool place
. Silver sulfadiazine: fully revised
. Streptomycin: fully revised, with indications for plague and brucellosis

Deleted entries
. Dinoprostone: misoprostol, another oxytocic drug, is cheaper and easier to store than dinoprostone.