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 Formulary Chapter 10: Musculoskeletal and joint diseases - Full Chapter
10.01.04  Expand sub section  Gout and cytotoxic-induced hyperuricaemia
10.01.04  Expand sub section  Acute attacks of gout
10.01.04  Expand sub section  Long-term control of gout
Allopurinol
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Febuxostat (Adenuric )
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Febuxostat is recommended as an option for the management of chronic hyperuricaemia in gout only for people who are intolerant of allopurinol or for whom allopurinol is contraindicated in line with NICE TA164.

 
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10.01.04  Expand sub section  Hyperuricaemia associated with cytotoxic drugs
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Allopurinol  (Zyloric)

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Sulfinpyrazone

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Cytotoxic Drug
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Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
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Homecare
Homecare
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Suitable for use in primary care  

Amber

Specialist initiation. Shared care in place  

Red

Red do not use..  

Advice

Some formulations restricted  

Black

NICE "Do not do"  

Green 1

1st line option  

Green 2

2nd line option  

Green 3

3rd line option only  

Not Recomended / Black

Low Value Medicine not recommended for use - see NHSE guidelines  

OTC

This preparation should be bought over the counter for self-care  

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Red Black

Low Value Medicine  

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