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 Formulary Chapter 25: A2 - Borderline substances - Full Chapter
A2.05.02  Expand sub section  Feed thickeners and pre-thickened drinks
Nutilis Clear (Nutilis)
(powder)
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175g tin (ACBS)

This is the North Staffordshire's preferred thickener of choice.


For thickening of liquids or foods in dysphagia. Not suitable for children under 3 years.
Formulation: Powder , dried glucose syrup, xanthan gum, guar gum, gluten- and lactose-free.

Gum based products are generally preferred as they thicken to a more stable end point (unlike starch based products, they do not continue thickening over time) and provide a smoother texture, which improves acceptability and palatability for patients

 
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 Non Formulary Items
Carobel, Instant


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Multi-thick


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Nutilis Powder


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Nutriprem Breast Milk Fortifier (Cow & Gate)


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Resource Thickened Drink


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Resource ThickenUp


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Resource ThickenUp Clear


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SLO Drinks


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Thick and Easy


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Thixo-D


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Vitaquick


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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.   

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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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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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