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

 
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4 Central nervous system
04-11 Drugs for dementia

Donepezil
Formulary

Donepezil HCl Tablet 5mg
Donepezil HCl Tablet 10mg 
Donepezil HCl Orodispersible Tablet 5mg 
Donepezil HCl Orodispersible Tablet 10mg

 

Link  NICE TA217: Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
 

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Galantamine
Formulary

Galantamine Tablet 8mg 
Galantamine Tablet 12mg
Galantamine Tablet 8mg MR
Galantamine Tablet 16mg MR
Galantamine Tablet 24mg MR

Gatalin XL®, Gazylan XL are preferred cost-effective MR Brands (Applicable in primary care only).

Link  NICE TA217: Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
 

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Memantine Ebixa®
Formulary

Memantine HCl Tablet 10mg 
Memantine HCl Tablet 20mg

Link  NICE TA217: Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
 

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Rivastigmine
Formulary

Rivastigmine Cap 1.5mg 
Rivastigmine Cap 3mg 
Rivastigmine Cap 4.5mg 
Rivastigmine Cap 6mg 
Rivastigmine Oral Soln 2mg/1ml 
Rivastigmine Oral Soln 2mg/1ml S/F 
Rivastigmine Skin Patch 4.6mg/24hrs 
Rivastigmine Skin Patch 9.5mg/24hrs 
Rivastigmine Skin Patch 13.3mg/24hrs

Patches should only be used in patients with swallowing difficulties and should be prescribed as Alzest® which is more cost effective in primary care.

Link  NICE TA217: Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
 

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