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 Formulary Chapter 20: Unlicensed Medicines / Significant off-label use - Full Chapter
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Acapella ®
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
Acetylcysteine
(Cystic fibrosis)
Restricted Drug Restricted
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NOT for new patients: prescribe as Oronac® for existing patients (see shared care)  

 
   
Acetylcysteine
(Pulmonary fibrosis)
Restricted Drug Restricted
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NOT for new patients: no longer recommended routinely for pulmonary fibrosis, prescribe as Oronac® for existing patients. (see shared care

 
   
Benzoin Tincture, Compound, BP
(Friars balsam)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Purchase for self-care in Primary Care

 
   
Flutter (Device)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Supplied under the direction of a respiratory physiotherapist or other specialist respiratory clinician in secondary care and not issued on FP10 in primary care.

 

In line with the BTS guidelines for non-cystic bronchiectasis oscillation devices may be prescribed for use with postural drainage and forced expiration when helping people develop effective mucus clearance techniques. BTS guidelines

 

 
   
Formaldehyde 5% solution
(Rectal solution)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
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 UNLICENSED PRODUCT – for radiation proctitis.

 

 
   
Formaldehyde rectal solution
(Rectal solution)
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 UNLICENSED PRODUCT – for radiation proctitis.

 

 
   
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE Ointment 0.2%
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Formulary

This is an unlicensed preparation

 

 
   
LEVAMISOLE Tablets 50 mg
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Unlicensed product – for the treatment of nephritic syndrome under specialist supervision  

 
   
Mannitol (Osmohale®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

For use as a diagnostic agent by Respiratory Physiology

 

 
   
Mexiletine
Restricted Drug Restricted
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 Unlicensed preparation  

 
   
Mydricaine
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Mydricaine No 2. Unlicensed drug –risk assessed 

Consultant use for sub conjunctival use to break new posterior synechae 

 
   
OXANDROLONE Tablets 2.5 mg
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Restricted Drug Restricted
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Restricted to Paediatric initiation

 
   
SUCRALFATE 2g/50ml enema
Restricted Drug Restricted

 UNLICENSED PRODUCT – for radiation proctitis. Patient information leaflet devised – patient advice to use product essential!

 

 
   
Sucrose 24% (Sweat-Ease®)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Approved for use within paediatrics and Special Care only

 
   
Sulphur hexafluoride  (SonoVue®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Contains 8μl of sulphur hexafluoride microbubbles in 1ml on reconstitution

SonoVue is injected intravenously before the test is carried out, and is used in echocardiography to obtain a clearer scan of the chambers of the heart, especially of the left ventricle, in patients with suspected or confirmed coronary artery disease.

Use only when the results of the test without a contrast agent are inconclusive.

SonoVue is unlicensed in patients who are 18 years or younger.

SonoVue should only be used by doctors who have experience in diagnostic ultrasound imaging.

 

 
   
THALIDOMIDE Tablets 50 mg
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Named patient basis & restricted to Consultant Haematologists and

Consultant Dermatologist in specific indications

 

 
   
TRANEXAMIC ACID Oral Solution 500 mg in 5mL
Restricted Drug Restricted
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UNLICENSED product. For use only when tablets cannot be swallowed.

 
   
 ....
 Non Formulary Items
5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride  (Gliolan®)

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Non Formulary
 
Acetarsol Suppositories

Non Formulary
 
Acetic Acid Solution 3%
(Endoscopy)

Non Formulary
 
Acetylcarnitine

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Non Formulary
 
Acetylcysteine
(Renal protection)

Non Formulary
 
ACID CITRATE DEXTROSE
(ACD)

Non Formulary
 
Adcon gel

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Non Formulary
 
ADEK vitamins

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Non Formulary
 
Adrenaline (epinephrine) inhaler  (Primatene Mist®)

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Non Formulary
 
ADRENALINE 1:200,000 inj

Non Formulary
 
ADRENALINE TOPICAL SOLUTION
(1 in 1000)

Non Formulary
 
Afamelanotide  (Scenesse®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ajmaline

Non Formulary
 
Cytotoxic Drug  ALTRETAMINE (HEXAMETHYLMELAMINE) Capsules 50 mg

Non Formulary
 
ALUM Bladder Irrigation 1%

Non Formulary
 
ALUMINIUM ACETATE 8% or 13% ear drops

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Non Formulary
 
AMANTADINE Injection 200 mg in 500mL

Non Formulary
 
Amidotrizoates  (Gastrografin®)

Non Formulary
 
Aminolevulinic acid (PDT)

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Non Formulary
 
Amoxicillin
(Nebulised)

Non Formulary
 
Amphotericin 500mg in 5ml oral soln

Non Formulary
 
Anastrozole
(Gynaecomastia)

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Non Formulary
 
ANTI-HUMAN THYMOCYTE GLOBULIN (HORSE) Inj 100 mg in 5mL

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Non Formulary
 
Antox tablets

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Non Formulary
 
Aprotinin

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Non Formulary
 
Artesunate

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Non Formulary
 
Arthroplex ®

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Non Formulary
 
ASCORBIC ACID Injection 500 mg in 1mL

Non Formulary
 
ASPARAGINASE (MEDAC) Injection 10000 units

Non Formulary
 
Aspirin IV  (ASPEGIC®)
(Lysine Acetylsalicylate)

Non Formulary
 
Atezolizumab
(EAMS)

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Non Formulary
 
Atopiclair

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Non Formulary
 
Autologous cartilage cells  (ChrondoCelect®)

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Non Formulary
 
Cytotoxic Drug  Azathioprine

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Non Formulary
 
Cytotoxic Drug  Azathioprine

Non Formulary
 
Benzbromarone

Non Formulary
 
BENZOCAINE 150mg/5ml susp

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Non Formulary
 
Betamethasone
(injection - intraocular use)

Non Formulary
 
BEVACIZUMAB 2.5mg/0.1ml syringe

Non Formulary
 
Bicaflac®

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Non Formulary
 
Biclinocillin

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Non Formulary
 
Biloptin

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Non Formulary
 
BISOCODYL 0.274% rectal soln

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Non Formulary
 
Boric acid in IMS ear solution

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Non Formulary
 
BRILLIANT GREEN 1:500 soln

Non Formulary
 
Brincidofovir

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Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  Bupivacaine 0.1% ,fentanyl 2mcg/ml 50ml

Non Formulary
 
BUPIVACAINE Injection 0.25 % with Adrenaline 1 in 200,000

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Non Formulary
 
BUPIVACAINE Injection 0.5 % with Adrenaline 1 in 200,000

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Non Formulary
 
CAFFEINE BASE 10mg/ml

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Non Formulary

Must be prescribed as caffeine citrate link to MHRA warning

 

 
Caffeine Citrate

Non Formulary
 
CAFFEINE CITRATE 20mg/ml INJ

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium carbonate

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium carbonate 10% solution

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Non Formulary
 
CALCIUM CHLORIDE 14.7% 50ml,100ml

Non Formulary
 
CALCIUM GLUCONATE 10% 50ml,100ml

Non Formulary
 
Calcium sulfate  (Stimulan® Rapid Cure)

Non Formulary
 
Camphor/menthol/cajuput oil/clove oil  (Tiger Balm)

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Non Formulary
 
CAPTOPRIL Oral Solution 5 mg in 1mL

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Non Formulary
 
CAPTOPRIL Tablets 2 mg

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Non Formulary
 
Carbex granules

Non Formulary
 
CARNOY'S soln 100ml

Non Formulary
 
Cefoxitin

Non Formulary
 
CELESTINS ENDO-OESOPHAGEAL TUBE powder

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Non Formulary
 
CHLORAL HYDRATE mix 1g/5ml

Non Formulary
 
CHLOROTHIAZIDE Tablets 500 mg

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Non Formulary
 
Chondroitin

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Non Formulary
 
Cidofovir ointment

Non Formulary
 
Cisapride

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Non Formulary
 
Clevidipine

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Non Formulary
 
CLOtest

Non Formulary
 
CoaguChek test strips
(for INR testing)

Non Formulary
 
COAL TAR BP 20% in YSP

Non Formulary
 
CODEINE PHOSPHATE Suppositories 15 mg,2mg,3mg,6mg

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Non Formulary
 
Collatamp EG sponge

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Non Formulary
 
Constrictor rings for erectile dysfunction

Non Formulary
 
Copper Histidine

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Non Formulary
 
Crystal Violet

Non Formulary
 
Cytotoxic Drug  CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
(Respiratory)

Non Formulary
 
Cytotoxic Drug  DAUNORUBICIN saline pre-filled syringe

Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
DEFIBROTIDE Capsules 400 mg

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
DEFIBROTIDE Injection 200 mg

Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
DEPIGMENTING CREAM  (Pigmanorm®)

Non Formulary
 
Dexamethasone eye injection

Non Formulary
 
Dexmedetomidine Paediatric

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Non Formulary
 
DHEA
(Dehydroepiandrosterone)

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Non Formulary
 
Dialyvit ®

Non Formulary
 
DIAZEPAM Suspension 2.5 mg in 5mL

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Non Formulary
 
DIAZOXIDE Suspension 50 mg in 1mL

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Non Formulary
 
Dibotermin Alfa, rhBMP-2  (Inductos®)

Non Formulary
 
DIDANOSINE Liquid 10mg in 1ml (after double dilution)

Non Formulary
 
DIHYDROERGOTAMINE Injection 1 mg in 1mL

Non Formulary
 
DILUENT A (XANTHAN GUM 1%) Suspension 1%

Non Formulary
 
DILUENT C susp CAROB BEAN GUM 1% 500ml

Non Formulary
 
DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE
(Extravasation)

Non Formulary
 
Diphenylcyclopropenone in acetone

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Non Formulary
 
DITHRANOL 0.1% /0.25%,0.5%,1%,2%,4%in lassars paste

Non Formulary
 
DITHRANOL BP 100g

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Non Formulary
 
Domperidone
(Lactation stimulation)

Non Formulary
 
DOXYCYCLINE Injection 100 mg in 5mL

Non Formulary
 
Echinacea

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Non Formulary
 
Elastolabo ®

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Non Formulary
 
Eprodisate disodium

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Non Formulary
 
Eptotermin Alfa  (Osigraft®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
ETHIONAMIDE Tablets 250 mg

Non Formulary
 
EVEROLIMUS Tablets 250 micrograms,750 micrograms

Non Formulary
 
Factor Eight Inhibitor Bypassing Activity  (FEIBA)

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Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  Fentanyl  (Ionsys®)

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Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  Fentanyl and Suxamethonium pre drawn up kits

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Non Formulary
 
FERRIC SUBSULPHATE (monsel's soln) 50ml

Non Formulary
 
Fibrin Sealant  (Evicel®)

Non Formulary
 
Fibrin Sealant  (Tisseel®)

Non Formulary
 
FLUCYTOSINE Tablets 500 mg

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Non Formulary
 
FLUNARIZINE 5mg capsules

Non Formulary
 
GABAPENTIN 6% topical

Non Formulary
 
Gas Gangrene Antitoxin

Non Formulary
 
GEMTUZUMAB - OZOGAMICIN Injection 5 mg

Non Formulary
 
Giving sets

Non Formulary
 
Giving sets (IV)

Non Formulary
 
Giving sets (IV)

Non Formulary
 
Giving sets (NG)

Non Formulary
 
GLIADEL wafer Carmustine 7.6mg

Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA121: Glioma - carmustine implants and temozolomide
 
Glycerin
(Lubricant)

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Non Formulary
 
Glycerin and Ichthammol paste

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Non Formulary
 
GLYCEROL STERILE 30ml

Non Formulary
 
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE Ointment 0.05%

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Non Formulary
 
Glycopyrronium tablets  (Hyperhidrosis)

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Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Agent
(Quikclot®)

Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Agent  (Floseal®)

Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Agent  (PuraStat®)

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Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Agent  (Surgiflo® with thrombin)

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Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Agent  (Tachosil®)

Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Agent  (Willospon®)

Non Formulary
 
Haemostatic Patch  (VerisetTM)

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Non Formulary
 
human coagulation factor VIII  (Wilate®)

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Non Formulary
 
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Non Formulary
 
Hydroxyamphetamine 1% eye drops

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Non Formulary
 
HYDROXYPROGESTERONE 260mg/ml inj

Non Formulary
 
Hylo-Care eye drops

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Non Formulary
 
Ibritumomab tiuxetan

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Non Formulary
 
Icodextrin solution
(Adept®)

Non Formulary
 
i-FACTORTM

Non Formulary
 
Indigo carmine

Non Formulary
 
INDIGO CARMINE Injection 0.8 %

Non Formulary
 
Indigo carmine solution

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Non Formulary
 
INDOCYANINE GREEN Injection 25 mg,50mg

Non Formulary
 
Injex needle free administration device

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Non Formulary
 
Insujet needle free administration device

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Non Formulary
 
Insulin devices - Needle free

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Non Formulary
 
Iohexol  (Omnipaque®)

Non Formulary
 
Iopamidol  (Gastromiro®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iopamidol  (Niopam®)

Non Formulary
 
IOPANOIC ACID Tablets 500 mg

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Non Formulary
 
Ixabepilone

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Non Formulary
 
Joulies Oral Solution
(phosphate supplementation)

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Non Formulary
 
KETANSERIN Injection 10 mg in 2mL

Non Formulary
 
Lactose powder

Non Formulary
 
LAT gel

Non Formulary
 
Leicarbon A

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Non Formulary
 
Levosimendan  (Simdax®)

Non Formulary
 
Lidocaine/adrenaline/tetracaine  (LATGEL®)

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Non Formulary
 
Lipiodol

Non Formulary
 
LIQUID PARAFFIN sterile light (25ml)

Non Formulary
 
LITHIUM CHLORIDE
(For LIDCO calibration)

Non Formulary
 
LITMUS PAPER

Non Formulary
 
Lorcaserin

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Non Formulary
 
Lubricating gel

Non Formulary
 
LUMINITY®

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Non Formulary
 
MAGNESIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE powder 350g

Non Formulary
 
MAGNESIUM SULPHATE 10% INFUSION

Non Formulary
 
Melagatran

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Non Formulary
 
Methacholine solutions various strengths  (Methylcholine, Acetyl-β-methylcholine)

Non Formulary
 
METHOCEL 2% eye drops

Non Formulary
 
Cytotoxic Drug  METHOTREXATE
(Ectopic pregnancy)

Non Formulary
 
Methylthioninium chloride  (methylene blue (Aguettant®))
(visualisation / staining)

Non Formulary
 
Mibefradil

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Non Formulary
 
Miglustat

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Non Formulary
 
Miltefosine

Non Formulary
 
MONOCHLOROACETIC ACID SATURATED soln (5ml)

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Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  MORPHINE 40mg/ml inj pfs

Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  MORPHINE 50mg/50ml syringe

Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  Morphine epidural 2mg in 10ml

Non Formulary
 
Mucaine

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Non Formulary
 
Naltrexone
(MS)

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Non Formulary
 
NeilMed Sinus Rinse

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Non Formulary
 
Nitazoxanide

Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Octenisan ®
(Wash, Nasal Gel, Mitts, Shower Caps)

Non Formulary
 
Optison

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Non Formulary
 
ORA-PLUS ORAL SUSPENDING VEHICLE

Non Formulary
 
Orascreen

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Non Formulary
 
Otovent ®
(Autoinflation device)

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Non Formulary
 
Oxepa

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Non Formulary
 
Oxitriptan
(5-hydroxytryptophan)

Non Formulary
 
PAPAVERINE HYDROCHLORIDE (2ML AMPOULE) Inj 40 mg in 1mL

Non Formulary
 
PAROMOMYCIN Tablets 250 mg

Non Formulary
 
PATENT BLUE Injection 2.5%

Non Formulary
 
PEGASPARAGINASE Injection 3750 units in 5mL

Non Formulary
 
Pegloticase  (Krystexxa)

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Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA291: Pegloticase not recommended for severe chronic gout
 
PENICILLIN SKIN TEST KIT

Non Formulary
 
PENTOSAN POLYSULPHATE Capsules 50 mg  (Elmiron® )

Non Formulary
 
pH indicator paper

Non Formulary
 
PHENOL (AQUEOUS) 5ML Injection 6%

Non Formulary
 
Phenol 5% in glycerin injection

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Non Formulary
 
Phenol 89% swabs  (Phenol EZ Swabs®)

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Non Formulary
 
Phenol liquified BP 80%

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Non Formulary
 
Phoxilium

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Non Formulary
 
PICIBANIL 100mcg inj

Non Formulary
 
Piperaquine with artenimol  (Eurartesim®)

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Non Formulary
 
PIRENZEPINE 50mg tabs

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Non Formulary
 
Placebo

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Non Formulary
 
Pollinex Quattro®

Non Formulary
 
Polydimethylsiloxane
(Bioplastique)

Non Formulary
 
POTASSIUM ACETATE injs

Non Formulary
 
POTASSIUM CANRENOATE Injection 200 mg in 10mL

Non Formulary
 
Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Sulfate, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion

Non Formulary
 
Potassium hydroxide

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Non Formulary
 
POTASSIUM IODIDE eye drops 5%

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Non Formulary
 
Potassium Iodide solution

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Non Formulary
 
Povidone-iodine 10 `/. in Boric acid insufflation

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Non Formulary
 
Powerbreathe

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Non Formulary
 
Pregnancy tests

Non Formulary
 
PreOp ®

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Non Formulary
 
PRILOCAINE (50ML) Injection 0.5%

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Non Formulary
 
Primovist®
(Contrast media)

Non Formulary
 
Prismocitrate

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Non Formulary
 
Probiotic  (Actimel®)

Non Formulary

Low Priority Treatment - see Herefordshire LPT

 

 
PROCAINAMIDE Capsules 250 mg

Non Formulary
 
PROCHLORPERAZINE PR 25mg,5mg

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Non Formulary
 
Prontoderm Nasal gel

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Non Formulary
 
Propranolol
(Haemangioma)

Non Formulary
 
PYRIDOXAL 5 PHOSPHATE Tablets 50 mg

Non Formulary
 
RC cornet ®

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Non Formulary
 
Regadenoson

Non Formulary
 
RESPeRATE ®

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Non Formulary
 
Resuscitation trollies

Non Formulary
 
Retapamulin ointment

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Non Formulary
 
RIBOFLAVIN 50mg tabs

Non Formulary
 
RIFAMPICIN 300mg inj

Non Formulary
 
ROBINUL-NEOSTIGMINE inj (1ml)

Non Formulary
 
SACCHAROMYCES BOULARDII 250mg caps

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Non Formulary
 
SCHILLERS IODINE SOLN 200ml

Non Formulary
 
Secretin

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Non Formulary
 
Shaker
(Device)

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Non Formulary
 
Sinurinse®

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Non Formulary
 
Sipuleucel- T

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
Link  NICE TA322: Sipuleucel-T for prostate cancer
 
SODIUM ACETATE 30% INJ 50ml

Non Formulary
 
SODIUM ACETATE 40mmol/10ml inj

Non Formulary
 
SODIUM CHLORIDE 600mg caps

Non Formulary
 
SODIUM CHLORIDE neb soln 5% 100ml

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Non Formulary
 
SODIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE (10ML) Injection 21.6%

Non Formulary
 
Sodium hyaluronate  (Cystistat®)
(bladder instillation)

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium Hyaluronate  (Hyacyst®)

Non Formulary
 
Sodium Hyaluronate 800mg/50mL (1.6%), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate 1g/50mL (2%)  (iAluRil®)

Non Formulary
 
Sodium hyaluronate injection  (SportVis®)

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Non Formulary
 
SODIUM PROPYL HYDROXYBENZOATE

Non Formulary
 
SODIUM THIOSULPHATE Injection

Non Formulary
 
SPECTINOMYCIN Injection 2 g

Non Formulary
 
SPIRONOLACTONE Liquid

Non Formulary
 
St Johns Wort

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St Marks solution

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STANOZOLOL 2mg tabs

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STIRIPENTOL caps 250mg,500mg

Non Formulary
 
Sulfapyridine

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SULPHAMETHOXYPYRIDAZINE tabs 500mg

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sulphur hexafluoride  (SonoVue®)

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Sultiame 50mg tabs

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Tacrolimus
(Topical for crohns)

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TALC BP purified sterile

Non Formulary
 
Tamoxifen
(Gynaecomastia)

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Taribavirin

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High Cost Medicine
 
TAUROLIDINE Solution 2 % (nebulised)

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Non Formulary
 
Taurolodine and Citrate 4%  (TauroLock®)

Non Formulary
 
TETRAHYDROBIOPTERIN Tablets 10 mg

Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
THEOPHYLLINE liq 50mg/5ml

Non Formulary
 
THIAMINE Injection 100 mg in 1mL

Non Formulary
 
TICLOPIDINE 250mg tabs

Non Formulary
 
Timolol topical
(haemangioma)

Non Formulary
 
TISOPURINE Tablets 100 mg

Non Formulary
 
Tissue adhesive for epidural catheters

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Tolevamer

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Tranexamic acid 8% in glycerin 20% nasal spray

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Treprostinil

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 0.1% in a protective emollient vehicle  (Oracort® )

Non Formulary
 
Triamcinolone mouthwash

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Non Formulary
 
Trisodium Citrate 46.7%

Non Formulary
 
TROMETAMOL (THAM) 125ML Injection 3.6% (0.3M)

Non Formulary
 
TROMETAMOL 0.3Molar (10.5ml) inj

Non Formulary
 
Trypan blue
(Oftalblu)

Non Formulary
 
UBIDECARENONE & VITAMIN E (LIQ-10) Oral Solution 50 mg in 5mL

Non Formulary
 
UBIQUENONE 50mg VIT E 15iu/5ml Liq 10

Non Formulary
 
Ultravist

Non Formulary
 
UroLift system

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Vacuum Pumps for Erectile Dysfunction

Non Formulary
 
Vernakalant

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Non Formulary
 
Vertebroplastic TM Cement

Non Formulary
 
Vibro-Pulse ®

Non Formulary
 
VITAMIN A (RETINYL PALMITATE) Injection 100,000 units in 2 mL  (VITAMINE A NEPALM)

Non Formulary
 
VITAMIN A Drops 150000 international units in 1mL

Non Formulary
 
Vitrimix®

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Non Formulary
 
Warfarin Suspension 5 mg in 5mL
(unlicensed special)

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Water for humidification

Non Formulary
 
Whitehead’s Varnish

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Whiteheads varnish
(Iodoform compound paint)

Non Formulary
 
Ximelagatran

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XLS-medical fat binder  (Litramine)

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YOHIMBINE Tablets 5.4 mg

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ZINC COMPUND PASTE 500g

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ZINC SULPHATE 1mmol in 10ml inj

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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  

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

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