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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
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Primary Care Antibiotic Guidelines

Hospital Antibiotic Guidelines

Secondary care staff: Please note that though there may be drugs listed with a Formulary status in this section, you should refer to the Acute Trust's antibiotic policy as there are some restrictions, which require microbiology approval before they can be supplied by Pharmacy.

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05.03.01  Expand sub section  HIV infection
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Lamivudine (Epivir)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

Antiviral for HIV or hepatitis: not suitable for primary care prescribing (NHSE commissioned)

 

 
   
Lamivudine (Zeffix)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

Antiviral for HIV or hepatitis: not suitable for primary care prescribing (NHSE commissioned)

 

 
Link  NICE CG165: Chronic Hepatitis B
   
Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (Truvada)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

All supplies of anti-retrovirals are made through Home Care under the guidance of Dr Chima-Okereke

HIV post exposure prophylaxis is available via A&E at the County Hospital – should be given after consultation with Health@Work or out of hours a consultant microbiologist

For use in post exposure prophylaxis

 
   
Zidovudine and lamivudine
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Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

Antiviral for HIV or hepatitis: not suitable for primary care prescribing (NHSE commissioned)

 

 
   
Zidovudine and Lamivudine (Combivir)
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Red
NHS England

Antiviral for HIV or hepatitis: not suitable for primary care prescribing (NHSE commissioned)

 

 
   
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Protease inhibitors
Lopinavir and Ritonavir (Kaletra)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

All supplies of anti-retrovirals are made through Home Care under the guidance of Dr Chima-Okereke

HIV post exposure prophylaxis is available via A&E at the County Hospital – should be given after consultation with Health@Work or out of hours a consultant microbiologist

For use in post exposure prophylaxis

 
   
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Other antiretrovirals to top
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 Non Formulary Items
Abacavir  (Ziagen)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Abacavir and Lamivudine  (Kivexa)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Abacavir and Lamivudine and Zidovudine  (Trizivir)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Amprenavir  (Agenerase)

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Non Formulary
 
Atazanavir  (Reyataz)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Atazanavir + Cobicistat  (Evotaz)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Cobicistat  (Tybost)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Darunavir  (Prezista)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Darunavir and Cobicistat  (Rezolsta)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Didanosine  (Videx)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Dolutegravir

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Dolutegravir, abacavir & lamivudine  (Triumeq)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Efavirenz  (Sustiva)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Emtricitabine  (Emtriva)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Emtricitabine + rilpivirine + tenofovir alafenamide  (Odefsey)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Emtricitabine + tenofovir alafenamide  (Descovy)

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Non Formulary
 
Emtricitabine + tenofovir alafenamide  (Descovy)

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Non Formulary
 
Emtricitabine + tenofovir alafenamide  (Descovy)

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Non Formulary
 
Emtricitabine 200mg, Rilpivirine 25mg and Tenofovir 245mg  (Eviplera)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Emtricitabine, rilpivirine, & tenofovir alafenamide  (Odefsey )

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Enfuvirtide  (Fuzeon)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Etravirine  (Intelence)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Fosamprenavir  (Telzir)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Indinavir  (Crixivan)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Lamivudine & raltegravir  (Dutrebis)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Maraviroc  (Celsentri)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Nelfinavir  (Viracept)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Nevirapine  (Viramune)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Raltegravir  (Isentress )

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Rilpiverine, emtrictabine and tenofovir alafenamide

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Non Formulary
 
Rilpivirine hydrochloride  (Edurant)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Ritonavir  (Norvir)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Saquinavir  (Invirase)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Stavudine  (Zerit)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Tenofovir 245mg, Efavirenz 600mg and Emtricitabine 200mg  (Atripla)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Tenofovir alafenamide, elvitegravir, cobicistat & emtricitabine  (Genvoya)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Tenofovir Disproxil  (Viread)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
Link  NICE TA173: Hepatitis B (chronic) - tenofovir disoproxil
 
Tenofovir, cobicistat, elvitegravir & emtricitabine  (Stribild)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Tipranavir  (Aptivus)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Zidovudine  (Retrovir)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
  
Key
note Notes
Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
Display tracking information
click to search medicines.org.uk
Link to adult BNF
click to search medicines.org.uk
Link to children's BNF
click to search medicines.org.uk
Link to SPCs
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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