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

 
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4 Central nervous system
04-10-01 Alcohol dependence

Acamprosate
Formulary

Restriction: Initiation by substance abuse unit, no prescribing by General Practice

Patients with alcohol dependence should be referred using the GP surgeries clinical systems online referral form.

  • Staffordshire CCG’s – Humankind - Staffordshire treatment and recovery service (STARS) – Link to website
  • Stoke-on-Trent CCG – North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare – Community drug and alcohol service (CDAS) - Link to website

 


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Disulfiram
Formulary

Restriction: Initiation by substance abuse unit, no prescribing by General Practice

Patients with alcohol dependence should be referred using the GP surgeries clinical systems online referral form.

  • Staffordshire CCG’s – Humankind - Staffordshire treatment and recovery service (STARS) – Link to website
  • Stoke-on-Trent CCG – North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare – Community drug and alcohol service (CDAS) - Link to website

 


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Nalmefene
Formulary

Restriction: In line with NICE Guidance only

Restriction: Initiation by substance abuse unit, no prescribing by General Practice

Note: Not to be prescribed in hospital

Patients with alcohol dependence should be referred using the GP surgeries clinical systems online referral form.

  • Staffordshire CCG’s – Humankind - Staffordshire treatment and recovery service (STARS) – Link to website
  • Stoke-on-Trent CCG – North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare – Community drug and alcohol service (CDAS) - Link to website
Link  NICE TA325: Nalmefene for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence
 

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