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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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09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Electrolytes and water
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Intravenous sodium
Sodium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
Sodium Chloride Intravenous
Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Intravenous glucose
Glucose Intravenous
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
 
   
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Intravenous potassium
Potassium Chloride 20mmol in 20ml Water For Injection
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Formulary
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  Expand sub section  Bicarbonate and lactate to top
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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Formulary
Green
 
   
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Water
Water for Injection
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Green
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
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
 
Ringer's Solution for Injection

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Non Formulary
 
  
Key
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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
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Link to adult BNF
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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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