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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
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Cardiovascular Documents

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02.05.01  Expand sub section  Vasodilator antihypertensive drugs
Ambrisentan
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Red
High Cost Medicine
 
   
Bosentan (Tracleer)
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Hydralazine
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Minoxidil
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Amber

Cardiology specialists only. Must be used in addition to a diuretic and beta-blocker.

 

 
   
Sildenafil (Revatio)
(pulmonary hypertension)
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High Cost Medicine
NHS England

Pulmonary hypertension (NHSE commissioned)

 
   
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Diazoxide  (Eudemine®)

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Hydralazine Hydrochloride  (Apresoline®)

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Iloprost injection

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High Cost Medicine
 
Iloprost nebules  (Vantavis)

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Macitentan  (Opsumit
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High Cost Medicine
 
Minioxidil  (Loniten®)

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Riociguat  (Adempas)

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High Cost Medicine
 
Sildenafil
(digital ulcers)

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Sitaxentan Sodium  (Thelin)

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Sodium nitroprusside

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Tadalafil  (Adcirca)
(Pulmonary hypertension)

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Tolazoline

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Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Green

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  

Red Amber

Check product description for traffic light status  

Red Black

Low Value Medicine  

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