WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

1 Anaesthetics
1.1 General anaesthetics and oxygen
1.2 Local anaesthetics
1.3 Preoperative medication and sedation for short-term procedures
2 Medicines for pain and palliative care
2.1 Nonopioids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
2.2 Opioid analgesics
2.3 Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
3 Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
4 Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings
4.1 Nonspecific
4.2 Specific
5 Anticonvulsants/antiepileptics
6 Anti-infective medicines
6.1 Antihelminthics
6.2 Antibacterials
6.3 Antifungal medicines
6.4 Antiviral medicines
6.5 Antiprotozoal medicines
7 Antimigraine medicines
7.1 Acute attack
7.2 Prevention
8 Antineoplastic and immunosuppressives
8.1 Immunosuppressive medicines
8.2 Cytotoxic and adjuvant medicines
8.3 Hormones and antihormones
9 Antiparkinsonism medicines
10 Medicines affecting the blood
10.1 Antianaemia medicines
10.2 Medicines affecting coagulation
10.3 Other medicines for haemoglobinopathies
11 Blood products and plasma substitutes of human origin
11.1 Blood and blood components
11.2 Plasma-derived medicines
11.3 Plasma substitutes
12 Cardiovascular medicines
12.1 Antianginal medicines
12.2 Antiarrhythmic medicines
12.3 Antihypertensive medicines
12.4 Medicines used in heart failure
12.5 Antithrombotic medicines
12.6 Lipid-lowering agents
13 Dermatological (topical)
13.1 Antifungal medicines
13.2 Anti-infective medicines
13.3 Anti-inflammatory and antipruritic medicines
13.4 Medicines affecting skin differentiation and proliferation
13.5 Scabicides and pediculicides
14 Diagnostic agents
14.1 Ophthalmic medicines
14.2 Radiocontrast media
15 Disinfectants and antiseptics
15.1 Antiseptics
15.2 Disinfectants
16 Diuretics
17 Gastrointestinal medicines
17.1 Antiulcer medicines
17.2 Antiemetic medicines
17.3 Anti-inflammatory medicines
17.4 Laxatives
17.5 Medicines used in diarrhea
18 Hormones, other endocrine medicines and contraceptives
18.1 Adrenal hormones and synthetic substitutes
18.2 Androgens
18.3 Contraceptives
18.4 Estrogens
18.5 Insulins and other medicines used for diabetes
18.6 Ovulation inducers
18.7 Progestogens
18.8 Thyroid hormones and antithyroid medicines
19 Immunologicals
19.1 Diagnostic agents
19.2 Sera and immunoglobulins
19.3 Vaccines
20 Muscle relaxants (peripherally-acting) and cholinesterase inhibitors
21 Ophthalmological preparations
21.1 Anti-infective agents
21.2 Anti-inflammatory agents
21.3 Local anesthetics
21.4 Miotics and antiglaucoma medicines
21.5 Mydriatics
21.6 Anti vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)
22 Oxytocics and antioxytocics
22.1 Oxytocics
22.2 Antioxytocics (tocolytics)
23 Peritoneal dialysis solution
24 Medicines for mental and behavioural disorders
24.1 Medicines used in psychotic disorders
24.2 Medicines used in mood disorders
24.3 Medicines for anxiety disorders
24.4 Medicines used for obsessive compulsive disorders
24.5 Medicines for disorders due to psychoactive substance use
25 Medicines acting on the respiratory tract
25.1 Antiasthmatic and medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
26 Solutions correcting water, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances
26.1 Oral
26.2 Parenteral
26.3 Miscellaneous
27 Vitamins and minerals
28 Ear, nose and throat medicines in children
29 Specific medicines for neonatal care
29.1 Medicines administered to the neonate
29.2 Medicines administered to the mother
30 Medicines for diseases of joints
30.1 Medicines used to treat gout
30.2 Disease-modifying agents used in rheumatoid disorders
30.3 Juvenile joint diseases
31 Notes
 
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WHO Model List of Essential Medicines