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 Formulary Chapter 11: Eye - Full Chapter
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular diagnostic and peri-operative preparations and photodynamic treatment
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular diagnostic preparations
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular peri-operative drugs
Apraclonidine (Iopidine)
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Apraclonidine 5mg/ml eye drops
Apraclonidine 1% eye drops (0.25ml unit dose)

Used to control or prevent post surgical elevations in intraocular pressure that occur in patients after anterior segment laser surgery.

 
   
Ketorolac trometamol
(Acular)
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Red

Ketorolac trometamol 0.5% eye drops

 
   
Nepafenac  (Nevanac)
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Red

Nepafenac 1mg/ml eye drops
Nepafenac 3mg/ml eye drops

Restriction: Reduction of postoperative macular oedema associated with cataract surgery in diabetic patients, previous uveitis, vein occlusions and complicated surgery

 
   
Povidone iodine (Minims)
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Minims Povidone iodine 5% eye drops (0.4ml unit dose)

 
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Subfoveal choroidal neovascularisation
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Vitreomacular traction to top
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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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
Blueteq
High Cost Drug Approval System

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Status Description

Red

Medicines that can only be prescribed within Secondary Care. Examples of medicines which fall into this category are: Certain new medicines and new indications for older medicines where there is at present no experience of use in Primary Care. Medicines or dressings not available or prescribable in Primary Care. Where a medicine has been classified as Amber E, but an approved shared-care guideline is not yet available   

Amber

Medicines which can be prescribed within Secondary Care, but are only suitable for prescribing in Primary Care after specialist referral. There is no need for approved shared care guidelines for medicines in this category. This replaces Amber 2 on the North Staffs Formulary.   

Amber E

Medicines which can be prescribed within Secondary Care, but are only considered suitable for prescribing in Primary Care under an approved shared-care agreement (ESCA) or Rationale for Initiation, Continuation and Discontinuation (RICaD). This replaces Amber 1 on the North Staffs Formulary  

Green

Medicines which can be prescribed in either Primary or Secondary Care.  

Grey

These medicines have been reviewed by the New Medicines Committee and the Area Prescribing Committee and found not to be suitable for inclusion in the Joint Formulary. Inadequate or weak evidence for efficacy No clearly defined local need Lack of long term safety data No perceived benefit over established formulary alternatives Prescribers can consider these medicines where formulary alternatives are unsuitable, ineffective or not tolerated.  

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