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 Formulary Chapter 20: Unlicensed Medicines / Significant off-label use - Full Chapter
20  Expand sub section  Unlicensed Medicines
Mexiletine 
 Track Changes
Formulary  
   
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 Non Formulary Items
5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride
(Gliolan®)

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Non Formulary
 
Acapella ®


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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 
(Cystic fibrosis)

Non Formulary
 
Acetylcysteine 
(Pulmonary fibrosis)

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
 
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
 
Benzoin Tincture, Compound, BP

(Friars balsam)

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
 
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

 

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self-care.

 
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

NHS England has identified this product as an item that should not be routinely prescribed in primary care (July 2017).

 
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
 
Flutter (Device)

Non Formulary
 
Formaldehyde 5% solution

(Rectal solution)

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Non Formulary
 
Formaldehyde rectal solution

(Rectal solution)

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Non Formulary
 
FOSFOMYCIN Sachets 3g


Non Formulary
 
GABAPENTIN 6% topical


Non Formulary
 
Gas Gangrene Antitoxin


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
 
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE Ointment 0.2%


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Non Formulary
 
Glycopyrronium  
(hypersalivation)

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
 
LEVAMISOLE Tablets 50 mg


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
 
Mannitol (Osmohale®)

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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
 
MIDAZOLAM buccal  

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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
 
Mydricaine 

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
 
OXANDROLONE Tablets 2.5 mg


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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
 
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
 
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 CHLORIDE nebuliser soln 4% 100ml


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Non Formulary
 
SODIUM CHLORIDE Solution 7 % Nebules
(Nebusal® - see section3 now)

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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 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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Non Formulary
 
St Marks solution 

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Non Formulary
 
STANOZOLOL 2mg tabs


Non Formulary
 
STIRIPENTOL caps 250mg,500mg


Non Formulary
 
SUCRALFATE 2g/50ml enema


Non Formulary
 
Sucrose 24% (Sweat-Ease®)

Non Formulary
 
Sulfapyridine 

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Non Formulary
 
SULPHAMETHOXYPYRIDAZINE tabs 500mg


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Non Formulary
 
Sulphur hexafluoride
(SonoVue®)

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Non Formulary
 
sulphur hexafluoride
(SonoVue®)

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Non Formulary
 
Sultiame 50mg tabs 

Non Formulary
 
Tacrolimus 
(Topical for crohns)

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Non Formulary
 
TALC BP purified sterile


Non Formulary
 
Tamoxifen 
(Gynaecomastia)

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Non Formulary
 
Taribavirin 

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Non Formulary
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
 
THALIDOMIDE Tablets 50 mg


Non Formulary
 
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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Non Formulary
 
Tolevamer 

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Non Formulary
 
Tranexamic acid 8% in glycerin 20% nasal spray


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Non Formulary
 
TRANEXAMIC ACID Oral Solution 500 mg in 5mL


Non Formulary
 
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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Non Formulary
 
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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Non Formulary
 
Water for humidification


Non Formulary
 
Whitehead’s Varnish


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Non Formulary
 
Whiteheads varnish 
(Iodoform compound paint)

Non Formulary
 
Ximelagatran 

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Non Formulary
 
XLS-medical fat binder
(Litramine)

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Non Formulary
 
YOHIMBINE Tablets 5.4 mg


Non Formulary
 
ZINC COMPUND PASTE 500g


Non Formulary
 
ZINC SULPHATE 1mmol in 10ml inj


Non Formulary
 
  
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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
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NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG
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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.   

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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  

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

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