North Staffordshire Joint Formulary
North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group

 
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4 Central nervous system
04-07-04-01 Analgesics

Aspirin
Formulary

Aspirin Dispersible Tablets 300mg

900mg dose effective in the treatment of acute migraine as per Anti-Migraine Prescribing Guide.

 


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NSAIDs
Formulary

Ibuprofen Tablets 200mg
Ibuprofen Tablets 400mg
Ibuprofen Tablets 600mg
Ibuprofen 100mg/5ml Oral Solution SF

Naproxen Tablets 250mg
Naproxen Tablets 500mg

Recommendation for NSAIDs: As per Anti-Migraine Prescribing Guide

If an NSAID is needed, use ibuprofen (1200mg a day or less) or naproxen (1000mg a day or less). Use lowest effective dose and the shortest duration of treatment necessary to control symptoms.


Self Care Self Care Medicine- Available OTC for Self-care (Ibuprofen only)


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Paracetamol
Formulary

Paracetamol Tablet 500mg 
Paracetamol Capsule 500mg - More Expensive than Tablets
Paracetamol Tablet Soluble 500mg - More Expensive than Tablets
Paracetamol Oral Solution Paediatric 120mg/5ml 
Paracetamol Oral Solution Paediatric 120mg/5ml S/F 
Paracetamol Oral Suspension 250mg/5ml 
Paracetamol Oral Suspension 250mg/5ml S/F 
Paracetamol Syrup 120mg/5ml

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


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