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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
Notes:

The Antibiotic Formulary and Prescribing Advice for Adult Patients should be read in conjunction with this chapter -  aim is to encourage the appropriate use of this valuable resource.

 

Antibiotic prescribing for primary care can be viewed via this link

Guidance on Antibiotic in Primary care

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is commissioned to provide HIV services. Please see the Hull and East Riding Prescribing Committee website for formulary status.

https://www.hey.nhs.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/redList.pdf

05.03.01  Expand sub section  Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Protease inhibitors
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine

Capsule

 
   
Fosamprenavir (Telzir)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine

Tablet, Oral Suspension

 
   
Lopinavir and Ritonavir (Kaletra)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine

Tablet
Liquid

 
   
Ritonavir (Norvir)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine

Tablet
Note: Doses differ according to formulation used and thus tablets and chewable tablets are not equivalent. When prescribing, the formulation must be specified

 
   
Saquinavir (Invirase)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine

Tablet

 
   
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05.03.01  Expand sub section  Other antiretrovirals to top
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 Non Formulary Items
Amprenavir  (Agenerase)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Green

Green -Medicines suitable for routine use within primary care and Secondary care Can be initiated within primary care within their licensed indication, in accordance with nationally recognised formularies  

Amber

Amber- Medicines suitable to be prescribed in primary care after specialist /Consultant recommendation or initiation. A supporting prescribing guideline may be requested which must have been agreed by the relevant secondary care trust Medicines and Therapeutic Committee and approved by the Area Prescribing Committee.   

Red

Red-Hospital initiation and continuation only  

Amber Shared Care Protocol

AMBER SHARE CARE PROTOCOL- Medicines that should be initiated by a specialist and prescribed by primary care prescribers only under a shared care protocol, once the patient has been stabilised  

Blue

To be supplied from the appropriate commissioned provider.   

Green 2

GREEN 2- to be prescribed by primary care only   

Grey

GREY- NON FORMULARY (As agreed by Area Prescribing Committee)  

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