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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
Notes:

For enteral nutrition products, sip feeds etc see chapter 25

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09.01  Anaemias and some other blood disorders
09.01.01  Iron-deficiency anaemias
09.01.01.01  Oral iron
Ferrous Sulphate
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Green
 
Ferrous Fumarate
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Green
 
   
Ferrous Fumarate (Fersamal® Syrup)
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Green
 
   
Ferrous Gluconate
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Amber
 
   
Polysaccharide Iron Complex (Miferex®)
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Green

Miferex

 
   
Sodium Feredetate (Sytron®)
Formulary
Green
 
   
09.01.01.01  Iron and folic acid
Iron and Folic Acid (Ferrograd Folic®)
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Green
 
   
09.01.01.01  Compound iron preparations to top
09.01.01.02  Parenteral iron
Ferric Carboxymaltose (Ferinject®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
Iron Dextran (CosmoFer®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
09.01.02  Drugs used in megaloblastic anaemias
Cyanocobalamin
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Formulary
OTC

INTERIM GUIDANCE during Coronavirus Pandemic: Cyanocobalamin 1mg tablets are available to purchase over the counter; if a prescription is required please prescribe generically.

 
Link  INTERIM GUIDANCE: Revision of Vitamin B12 Guidance during Coronavirus Pandemic
   
Folic Acid
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Green

400mcg tablets considered to be self care

 
   
Hydroxocobalamin
(Vitamin B12)
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Green

INTERIM GUIDANCE: click on link below

 
Link  INTERIM GUIDANCE: Revision of Vitamin B12 Guidance during Coronavirus Pandemic
   
09.01.03  Drugs used in hypoplastic, haemolytic, and renal anaemias
Cytotoxic Drug Hydroxycarbamide (Siklos®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber

Haematology - see shared care

 
   
09.01.03  Erythropoietin
Darbepoetin Alfa (Aranesp®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Not suitable for primary care prescribing due to complex commissioning arrangements  

 
Link  NICE CG114: Anaemia in chronic kidney disease
Link  NICE TA323: Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents during chemotherapy
   
Epoetin alfa (Eprex®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Not suitable for primary care prescribing due to complex commissioning arrangements

 
Link  NICE CG114: Anaemia in chronic kidney disease
Link  NICE TA323: Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents during chemotherapy
   
Epoetin beta (NeoRecormon®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Not suitable for primary care prescribing due to complex commissioning arrangements  

 
Link  NICE CG114: Anaemia in chronic kidney disease
Link  NICE TA323: Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents during chemotherapy
   
Epoetin Theta (Eporatio®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Not suitable for primary care prescribing due to complex commissioning arrangements  

 
   
Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin Beta (Mircera®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Not suitable for primary care prescribing due to complex commissioning arrangements  

 
   
09.01.03  Iron overload to top
Deferasirox (Exjade®)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
 
   
Desferrioxamine Mesilate (Desferal®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Complex therapy not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
09.01.04  Drugs used in autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
Anagrelide (Xagrid®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Haematology prescribing only  

 
   
Eltrombopag (Revolade®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
Link  NICE TA293: Eltrombopag for treating chronic ITP
   
09.01.05  G6PD deficiency
09.01.06  Drugs used in neutropenia
Filgrastim (Neupogen®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
Filgrastim (Nivestim®)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
Filgrastim (Ratiograstim®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing   

 
   
Filgrastim (Zarzio®, Accofil®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
Lenograstim (Granocyte®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

 Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing   

 
   
09.01.07  Drugs used to mobilise stem cells
09.02  Fluids and electrolytes to top
09.02.01  Oral preparations for fluid and electrolyte imbalance
09.02.01.01  Oral potassium
Potassium Chloride (Sando-K®)
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Potassium Chloride (Kay-Cee-L®)
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Green
 
   
09.02.01.01  Potassium removal
Polystyrene Sulphonate Resins (Calcium Resonium®)
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Green
 
   
09.02.01.02  Oral sodium and water
Sodium Chloride (Slow Sodium®)
Formulary
Green
 
   
09.02.01.02  Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) to top
Oral Rehydration Salts (Dioralyte®)
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Green
 
   
09.02.01.03  Oral bicarbonate
Sodium Bicarbonate
(oral)
Formulary
Green

500mg Capsules - See specials guidance if liquid required

 

 
Link  Specials Guidance
   
09.02.02  Parenteral preparations for fluid and electrolyte imbalance
09.02.02.01  Electrolytes and water
09.02.02.01  Intravenous sodium
Sodium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
Sodium Chloride Intravenous
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
09.02.02.01  Intravenous glucose to top
Glucose Intravenous
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Red
 
   
09.02.02.01  Intravenous potassium
Potassium Chloride 20mmol in 20ml Water For Injection
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Green

Restricted: Ready diluted solutions can be used in any area. Concentrated potassium chloride injection is only to be used by specialist staff in critical care areas. This is a strictly enforced NPSA directive. 

 
   
Potassium Chloride 50mmol in 50mL Sodium Chloride 0.9% prefilled syringe
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Green

Restricted: Ready diluted solutions can be used in any area. Concentrated potassium chloride injection is only to be used by specialist staff in critical care areas. This is a strictly enforced NPSA directive. 

 
   
Potassium Chloride Concentrate (Sterile)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Only to be used by specialist staff in critical care areas. This is a strictly enforced NPSA directive.

 
   
09.02.02.01  Bicarbonate and lactate
Compound Sodium Lactate Intravenous Infusion
(Known as hartmanns solution)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
Sodium Bicarbonate
(injection)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Infusion

 
   
Sodium Bicarbonate (Min-I-Jet® Sodium Bicarbonate)
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Green
 
   
09.02.02.01  Water
Water for Injection
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Green
 
   
09.02.02.02  Plasma and plasma substitutes
Albumin Solution
(Isotonic solutions)
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Green

Note: This is obtained from Pathology, not Pharmacy

 
   
Human Albumin Solution
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Green

Note: This is obtained from Pathology, not Pharmacy

 
   
09.02.02.02  Plasma substitutes to top
Gelatin (Gelaspan®)
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Red

Gelaspan® (balanced gelofusine) This will replace some tetraspan use

 
   
Tetrastarch (Tetraspan®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Restricted: ITU use only – consultant request. (NB: this replaces Voluven)

 
   
09.03  Intravenous nutrition
Parenteral Nutrition (TPN or PN)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Manufactured solutions in use are Nutriflex® and Oliclinomel®

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Addiphos®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Restricted: Concentrated potassium phosphate injection is only to be used by specialist staff for addition to TPN solutions, and critical care. This is a strictly enforced NPSA directive. It should be treated as a Controlled Drug, and recorded as such.

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Additrace®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Prescribing note: TPN solutions are made in Pharmacy. For expert advice contact Andy Hedges, Pharmacy ext 2997

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Cernevit®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Prescribing note: TPN solutions are made in Pharmacy. For expert advice contact Andy Hedges, Pharmacy ext 2997

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Dipeptiven®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Prescribing note: TPN solutions are made in Pharmacy. For expert advice contact Andy Hedges, Pharmacy ext 2997

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Peditrace®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Prescribing note: TPN solutions are made in Pharmacy. For expert advice contact Andy Hedges, Pharmacy ext 2997

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Solivito N®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Prescribing note: TPN solutions are made in Pharmacy. For expert advice contact Andy Hedges, Pharmacy ext 2997

 
   
Supplementary Preparations (Vitlipid N®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Prescribing note: TPN solutions are made in Pharmacy. For expert advice contact Andy Hedges, Pharmacy ext 2997

 
   
09.04  Oral nutrition
 note 

For products such as sip feeds and ready to hang feeds see chapter 25

09.04.01  Foods for special diets
09.04.02  Enteral nutrition
 note 

For hospital inpatients see here.

For primary care pathway and prescribing guidance see here

09.05  Minerals to top
09.05.01  Calcium and magnesium
09.05.01.01  Calcium supplements
Calcium Gluconate
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Green
 
   
09.05.01.02  Hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria
Cinacalcet (Mimpara®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber
High Cost Medicine

Primary hyperparathyroidism – NHSE funded, not for primary care - RED

Secondary hyperparathyroidism – specialist initiated - AMBER

 

 
Link  NICE TA117: Hyperparathyroidism - cinacalcet
   
Etelcalcetide (Parsabiv®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Injectable preparation not suitable for primary care prescribing  

 
   
09.05.01.03  Magnesium
Magnesium Aspartate (Magnaspartate®)
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Green

Diarrhoea may limit the dose that can be used orally.

Contains 10mmol / sachet

 
   
Magnesium Glycerophosphate
Formulary
Green

Diarrhoea may limit the dose that can be used orally.

Contains 4mmol / tablet (Magnaphate® / Neomag® are cost effective brands in Primary Care)

 
   
Magnesium Hydroxide Mixture BP
Formulary
Green

Diarrhoea may limit the dose that can be used orally.

Contains 7.12 mmols magnesium in 5mls

 
   
Magnesium Sulphate
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Injection 5g in 10ml or 1g in 2ml

 
   
09.05.02  Phosphorus to top
09.05.02.01  Phosphate supplements
09.05.02.02  Phosphate-binding agents
Sevelamer Hydrochloride
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Green 1
 
Lanthanum (Fosrenol ®)
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Second Choice
Green 2
High Cost Medicine

Second line phosphate binder, specialist initiation only

 
   
Aluminium Only Preparations (Alu-Cap®)
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Green
 
   
Calcium Acetate (Phosex®)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber

Calcium acetate 1 g contains 250 mg / 6.2 mmol calcium per tablet

 
   
Sevelamer Carbonate (Renvela®)
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Amber
High Cost Medicine

phosphate binder

 

 
   
09.05.03  Fluoride
09.05.04  Zinc
Zinc Sulphate (Solvazinc®)
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Green
 
   
09.05.05  Selenium to top
09.06  Vitamins
09.06.01  Vitamin A
Vitamins A and D
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Green
 
   
Vitamins A C and D
(Healthy start children’s vitamin drops)
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Green
 
   
Vitamins C, D and folic acid
(Healthy start vitamins for women)
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Green
 
   
09.06.02  Vitamin B group
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
(Pyridoxine)
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Green
 
   
Thiamine
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Green
 
Link  NICE CG100: Management of alcohol-related physical complications
Link  NICE CG115: Alcohol dependence - diagnosis, assessment and management
   
Thiamine (Pabrinex®)
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Green
 
Link  NICE CG100: Management of alcohol-related physical complications
Link  NICE CG115: Alcohol dependence - diagnosis, assessment and management
   
09.06.02  Oral vitamin B complex preparations
Vitamin B Tablets, Compound Strong
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Green
 
   
09.06.02  Other compounds to top
09.06.03  Vitamin C
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
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Green

Note: Restricted availability of strengths

 
   
09.06.04  Vitamin D
Calci-D®  (Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate)
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First Choice
Green

First line Calcium & Vitamin D product: 1000mg Calcium [2.5g calcium carbonate] & 1000 units colecalciferol per chewable tablet.

ONE tablet ONCE daily (at 6pm to avoid morning doses of bisphosphonate and other interacting medicines eg levothyroxine)

 
Alfacalcidol (One-Alpha®)
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Green

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Cacit D3  (effervescent granules sachets)
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Green

An additional option for administration via PEG tubes

1.25g calcium carbonate & 440units colecalciferol per sachet

 
   
Colecalciferol 1,000 units (Sunvit D3®)
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Green

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Colecalciferol 10,000units/ml drops (Thorens®)
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Green

200 units per drop

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Colecalciferol 2,400 units/ml drops (Invita D3® oral drops)
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Green

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Colecalciferol 25,000 unit liquid (Invita D3® )
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Green

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Colecalciferol 800 units
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Green

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Colecalciferol 800 units (Desunin®)
(Tablets)
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Green

Vitamin D prescribing guidelines are available on WVT intranet and CCG internet. Maintenance doses of vitamin D are suitable for self care / patient purchase in primary care.

 
   
Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate (Calcichew-D3® Forte)
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Formulary
Green 2

For those patients who have swallowing difficulties

 
   
Ergocalciferol
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Hospital use only for patients with high output stoma / severe malabsorption.

 
   
09.06.05  Vitamin E
Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate
(Vitamin E)
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Green

Vitamin E suspension & capsules

 
   
09.06.06  Vitamin K
Menadiol Sodium Phosphate
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Advice

Restricted: For use in alcohol dependant patients only

 
   
Phytomenadione (Konakion® MM)
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Formulary
Green

Prescribing note: May be given via a WVT PGD by authorised nurses and midwives.

 
   
Phytomenadione (Konakion® MM Paediatric)
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Green

Prescribing note: May be given via a WVT PGD by authorised nurses and midwives.

 
   
09.06.07  Multivitamin preparations to top
Multivitamin preparations (Abidec®)
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Green
 
   
09.06.07  Vitamin and mineral supplements and adjuncts to synthetic diets
Multivitamin
(Renavit®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber

Specialist initiation for patients on dialysis eg dietitian, renal physician

 
   
Vitamin and mineral supplements (Forceval Soluble®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber

Dietitian recommendation only for tube fed patients

 
   
Vitamin and mineral supplements (Ketovite®)
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Green
 
   
09.07  Bitters and tonics
09.08  Metabolic disorders
09.08.01  Drugs used in metabolic disorders
09.08.01  Wilsons disease to top
09.08.01  Carnitine deficiency
Levocarnitine (Carnitor®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

NHSE commissioned for carnitine deficiency  

 
   
09.08.01  Fabry's disease
09.08.01  Gaucher's disease
09.08.01  Mucopolysaccharidosis I
09.08.01  Pompe disease to top
09.08.01  Nephropathic cystinosis
Mercaptamine (cysteamine) eye drops
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England

Specialist use only for nephropathic cystinosis: NHSE funded  

 
   
09.08.01  Urea cycle disorders
Sodium Phenylbutyrate (Ammonaps®)
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Hospital only – metabolic disorder 

 
   
09.08.02  Acute porphyrias
09.08.02  Drugs unsafe for use in acute porphyrias
 ....
 Non Formulary Items
Agalsidase alfa

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Agalsidase beta

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Alglucosidase Alfa  (Myozyme®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Alpha Tocopherol  (Vedrop®)

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Non Formulary
 
Aluminium Hydroxide  (Alu-Cap®)

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Non Formulary
 
Antithymocyte Immunoglobulin (Equine)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Arginine

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Non Formulary
 
Asfotase alfa  (Strensiq®)

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Non Formulary
 
Babiven start up

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Non Formulary
 
Betaine
(Homocystinuria)

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Non Formulary
 
Biotin

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Non Formulary
 
Bisphosphonates

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Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA464 : Bisphosphonates for treating osteoporos
 
Bitters and tonics
(Gentian mixture alkaline BP)

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Non Formulary
 
Bitters and tonics  (Effico®)

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Non Formulary
 
Bitters and tonics  (Labiton®)

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Non Formulary
 
Bitters and tonics  (Metatone®)

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Non Formulary
 
Cacit ®
(Calcium carbonate)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcichew ®
(Calcium carbonate)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcitriol

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Non Formulary
 
Calcitriol  (Calcijex®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcitriol  (Rocaltrol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium acetate  (PhosLo®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Acetate  (Renacet®)

Non Formulary
 
Calcium and Ergocalciferol

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Carbonate  (Calcichew®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Carbonate with Colecalciferol

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Chloride

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts
(Calcium lactate)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts
(Calcium-500)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (Calcium-500®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (Everose®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (Osvaren®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (Renacet®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Syrup  (Alliance Pharma)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium-Sandoz ®

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Non Formulary
 
Carglumic Acid  (Carbaglu®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Chenodexoycholic acid  (Xenbilox®)

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Non Formulary
 
Colecalciferol
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Non Formulary
 
Colecalciferol  (Accrete D3®)

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Colecalciferol  (Adcal-D3®)

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Colecalciferol  (Kalcipos-D®)

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Colecalciferol 2,740units/ml drops  (Fultium-D3® Drops)

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Non Formulary
 
Colecalciferol 20,000 units

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Colecalciferol 3,000 units per ml liquid

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Colecalciferol 3200 unit capsules  (Fultium D3®)

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Colecalciferol 4000 units  (Desunin®)
(Tablets)

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Non Formulary
 
Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calchichew-D3 Once Daily)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calcichew-D3®)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (TheiCal- D3)

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Colestilan  (BindRen®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Compound iron preparations  (Ferrograd C®)

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Non Formulary
 
Compound iron preparations  (Givitol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Deferiprone  (Ferriprox®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Dextran 40 ®

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Non Formulary
 
Dextran 70  (RescueFlow®)

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Non Formulary
 
Dextran 70 ®

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Non Formulary
 
Dihydrotachysterol  (AT 10®)

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Non Formulary
 
Eculizumab

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Efmoroctocog alfa  (Elocta®)

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Non Formulary
 
Eliglustat  (Cerdelga®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Elosulfase alfa  (Vimizim® )

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Ergocalciferol
(Oral)

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Non Formulary
 
Ergocalciferol  (Calceos®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ergocalciferol  (Calfovit D3®)

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Non Formulary
 
Etherified Starch
(Hetastarch)

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Non Formulary
 
Etherified Starch
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Non Formulary
 
Etherified Starch  (HAES-steril®)

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Etherified Starch  (Hemohes®)

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Etherified Starch  (Infukoll®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferric citrate coordination complex  (Fexeric®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferric maltol  (Ferracru®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Fumarate  (Fersaday®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Fumarate  (Galfer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate
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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate  (Ferrograd®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate  (Ironorm® drops)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferumoxytol Injection  (Rienso ®)

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Non Formulary
 
Fluoride

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Non Formulary

See Herefordshire LPT. NHS dentist prescribing only (includes Duraphat® toothpaste up to 2800ppm)

 
Flurides  (Duraphat® (Mouthwash))

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Non Formulary

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Flurides  (Duraphat® (Toothpaste))

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Non Formulary

See Herefordshire LPT. NHS dentist prescribing only (Duraphat® toothpaste up to 2800ppm can be purchased over the counter at pharmacies)

 
Flurides  (En-De-Kay® (Mouthwash))

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Non Formulary

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Flurides  (En-De-Kay® (Oral Drops))

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Non Formulary

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Flurides  (En-De-Kay® (Tablet))

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Non Formulary

See Herefordshire LPT. NHS dentist prescribing only (includes Duraphat® toothpaste up to 2800ppm)

 
Flurides  (Flour-a-day® (Tablet))

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Non Formulary

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Flurides  (FlouriGard® (Gel))

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Non Formulary

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Flurides  (FlouriGard® (Mouthwash))

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Non Formulary

See Herefordshire LPT. NHS dentist prescribing only (includes Duraphat® toothpaste up to 2800ppm)

 
Flurides  (FluoriGard® (Tablet))

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Non Formulary

See Herefordshire LPT. NHS dentist prescribing only (includes Duraphat® toothpaste up to 2800ppm)

 
Galsulfase  (Naglazyme®)

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Non Formulary
 
Gelatin  (Gelofusine®)

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Non Formulary
 
Gelatin  (Geloplasma®)

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Non Formulary
 
Gelatin  (Haemaccel®)

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Non Formulary
 
Gelatin  (Volplex®)

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Non Formulary
 
Glucodrate®

Non Formulary
 
Glycerol phenylbutyrate  (Ravicti®)

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Non Formulary
 
Haem Arginate  (Normosang®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Hypertonic Solution  (HyperHAES®)

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Non Formulary
 
Imiglucerase  (Cerezyme®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Intralipid 20%

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acid  (Pregaday®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acide  (Fefol®)

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Iron and Folic Acide  (Galfer FA®)

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Iron Isomaltoside  (Monofer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron Sucrose  (Venofer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron(III) Isomaltoside  (Diafer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Laronidase  (Aldurazyme®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Magnesium Chelate

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Non Formulary
 
Magnesium citrate

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Non Formulary
 
Mercaptamine  (Cystagon®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Migalastat  (Galafold®)

Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Miglustat  (Zavesca®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Multivitamin  (Viteyes®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 
Multivitamin eye supplement  (MaculEH Light®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 
Multivitamin including lutein  (PreserVision®, Vitalux Plus®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 
Multivitamin including lutein  (Vitalux Plus®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 
Multivitamin including lutein and zeaxanthin  (ICaps®, Macushield®, Ocuvite®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 

 
Multivitamin including lutein and zeaxanthin  (Macushield®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 
Multivitamin including lutein and zeaxanthin  (Ocuvite®)

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Non Formulary

Low Value Medicine

 
Multivitamin preparations  (Dalivit®)

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Non Formulary
 
Mutivitamin

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Non Formulary
 
Nicotinamide

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Non Formulary
 
Nitisinone

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Non Formulary
 
Nutryelt ®

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Non Formulary
 
Oral Rehydration Salts

Non Formulary
 
Oral Rehydration Salts  (Dioralyte® Relief)

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Non Formulary
 
Oral Rehydration Salts  (Electrolade®)

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Non Formulary
 
Oral Rehydration Salts  (Rapolyte®)

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Non Formulary
 
Other Compounds  (Potaba®)

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Non Formulary
 
Oxymetholone

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Non Formulary
 
Paricalcitol  (Zemplar®)

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Non Formulary
 
Penicillamine

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Non Formulary
 
Phosphate Polyfusor ®

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Non Formulary
 
Phosphate supplements  (Phosphate-Sandoz®)

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Non Formulary
 
Phytomenadione
(capsules)

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Non Formulary
 
Plasma-lyte 148

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Non Formulary
 
Plasma-lyte 148 with Glucose 5%

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Non Formulary
 
Plerixafor  (Mozobil®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Polystyrene Sulphonate Resins  (Resonium A®)

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Non Formulary
 
Potasium Chloride  (Klofer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Potassium Bicarbonate
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Non Formulary
 
Potassium Chloride  (Slow-K®)

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Non Formulary
 
Potassium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion

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Non Formulary
 
Potassium Chloride and Sodium Chloride Intravenous Infusion

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Non Formulary
 
Potassium Chloride, Sodium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion

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Non Formulary
 
Potassium dihydrogen phosphate
(Potassium acid phosphate)

Non Formulary
 
Preparations  (Forceval Protein Powder®)

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Non Formulary
 
Riboflavin

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Non Formulary
 
Ringer's Solution for Injection

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Non Formulary
 
Romiplostim  (Nplate®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
Link  NICE TA221: Thrombocytopenic purpura - romiplostim
 
Sandocal-1000 ®

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Non Formulary
 
Sapropterin Dihydrochloride  (Kuvan®)

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
 
Sebelipase alfa  (Kanuma®)

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Non Formulary
 
Selenium  (Selenase®)

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium Benzoate

Non Formulary
 
Sodium Chloride 30% oral

Non Formulary
 
Sodium Dichloroacetate

Non Formulary
 
sucroferric oxyhydroxide  (Velphoro®)

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Non Formulary
 
Supplementary Preparations  (Decan®)

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Non Formulary
 
Supplementary Preparations  (Glycophos® Sterile Concentrate)

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Non Formulary
 
Susoctocog alfa  (Obizur®)

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Non Formulary
 
Tetrastarch  (Venofundin®)

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Non Formulary
 
Tetrastarch  (Volulyte®)

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Non Formulary
 
Tetrastarch  (Voluven®)

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Non Formulary
 
Trientine Dihydrochloride

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Non Formulary
 
Trisodium Edetate  (Limclair®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ubidecarenone

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Non Formulary

Health food supplement – see Herefordshire LPT

 

 
Vitamin and mineral supplements  (Forceval®)

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Non Formulary
 
Vitamin B complex preparations  (Vigranon B®)

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Non Formulary
 
Vitamin B Tablets (Compound)

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Non Formulary

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Vitamins A and D
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Non Formulary
 
Vitamins A and D  (Halycitrol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Zinc Acetate  (Wilzin®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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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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