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 Formulary Chapter 1: Gastro-intestinal system - Full Chapter
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01.01  Expand sub section  Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
01.01  Expand sub section  Dyspepsia
01.01  Expand sub section  Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacids and simeticone
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Aluminium and magnesium containing antacids to top
Co-magaldrox (Maalox®)
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Green
 
   
Magnesium Trisilicate Mixture BP
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Green
 
   
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacid preparations containing simeticone
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacid preparations containing dimeticone or local anaesthetics
01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginates and proprietary indigestion preparations
01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginate preparations
Peptac
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Green
 
   
Gaviscon Infant
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Green
Sachets 
   
01.02  Expand sub section  Antispasmodics and other drugs altering gut motility to top
01.02  Expand sub section  Antimuscarinics
Hyoscine Butylbromide (Buscopan®)
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Green
10mg tablets; 20mg/ml injection 
   
01.02  Expand sub section  Other antispasmodics
Alverine Citrate (Spasmonal®)
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Green
 
   
Mebeverine Hydrochloride
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Green
Tablets 135mg 
   
Peppermint Oil (Mintec®)
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Green
Capsules e/c 0.2ml 
   
Peppermint water
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01.02  Expand sub section  Motility stimulants
Metoclopramide
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Green
Tablets 10mg; Syrup 5mg/5ml
See section 4.6 
   
01.03  Expand sub section  Antisecretory drugs and mucosal protectants
01.03  Expand sub section  Helicobacter pylori infection to top
01.03  Expand sub section  NSAID-associated ulcers
01.03.01  Expand sub section  H2-receptor antagonists
Ranitidine
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Green
Tablets 150mg, 300mg; Liquid 75mg/5ml 
   
Ranitidine IV
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Red
Injection 50mg/2ml 
   
01.03.02  Expand sub section  Selective antimuscarinics
01.03.03  Expand sub section  Chelates and complexes
Sucralfate (Antepsin®)
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Red
Unlicensed preparation approved for use by the gastroenterology consultants only.

Approved as a Red Drug until the licensed preparation is available again. 
   
01.03.04  Expand sub section  Prostaglandin analogues to top
01.03.05  Expand sub section  Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)
Omeprazole
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Green
Capsules 10mg 20mg 
   
Omeprazole IV
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Red
 
Link  HDFT Intravenous Omeprazole Prescription Chart
   
Lansoprazole
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
FasTabs 15mg 30mg for administration down enteral feeding tubes only 
   
Lansoprazole
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Green
Capsules 15mg 30mg;

 
   
01.03.06  Expand sub section  Other ulcer-healing drugs
01.04  Expand sub section  Acute diarrhoea
01.04.01  Expand sub section  Adsorbents and bulk-forming drugs
01.04.02  Expand sub section  Antimotility drugs to top
Loperamide Hydrochloride
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First Choice
Green
Capsules 2mg; Syrup 1mg/5ml
 
Codeine Phosphate
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Green
Tablets 15mg 30mg 
   
Co-Phenotrope (Lomotil®)
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Green
Tablets 
   
Eluxadoline (Truberzi )
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Grey
 
Link  Drug Safety Update - risk of pancreatitis; do not use in patients who have undergone cholecystectomy or in those with biliary disorders
Link  NICE TA471 - Eluxadoline (Truberzi) for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea in adults
   
01.04.03  Expand sub section  Enkephalinase Inhibitors
01.05  Expand sub section  Chronic bowel disorders
01.05  Expand sub section  Irritable bowel syndrome
01.05  Expand sub section  Malabsorption syndromes
01.05  Expand sub section  Inflammatory bowel disease to top
01.05  Expand sub section  Antibiotic-associated colitis
01.05  Expand sub section  Diverticular disease
01.05  Expand sub section  Aminosalicylates
01.05  Expand sub section  Corticosteroids
01.05  Expand sub section  Food allergy to top
01.05  Expand sub section  Cytokine inhibitors
01.05  Expand sub section  Food Allergy
01.05.01  Expand sub section  Aminosalicylates
Mesalazine (Octasa®)
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First Choice
Amber
Tablets 400mg, 800mg - Asacol brand (for doses over 2.4g daily only);
Foam enema 1g; Suppositories 500mg 
Mesalazine (Pentasa®)
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First Choice
Amber
MR tablets 500mg; Retention enema 1g/100ml; Suppositories 1g 
Mesalazine  (Mezavant® XL)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber
MR tablets 1.2g
For use by Consultant Gastroenterologists only, for patients non-compliant with other oral mesalazine preparations. 
   
Sulfasalazine
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Amber
Tablets plain/ e/c 500mg (note plain tablets are cheaper than e/c in primary care) 
Link  Sulfasalazine Shared Care Guidelines
   
Balsalazide Sodium (Colazide®)
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Amber
Capsules 750mg 
   
01.05.02  Expand sub section  Corticosteroids
Hydrocortisone (Colifoam®)
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Formulary 125mg /metered application 
   
Prednisolone (Predfoam®)
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Formulary Foam enema 20mg 
   
Budesonide (Budenofalk®)
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Amber
MR Capsules 3mg 
   
Prednisolone (Predsol)
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Formulary Retention enema 20mg/100ml 
   
Prednisolone (Predsol)
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Formulary Retention enema 20mg/100ml; Suppositories 5mg 
   
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting the immune response to top
Golimumab (Simponi)
(Injection)
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Red
 
Link  NICE TA329: Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
Link  NICE TA497: Golimumab for treating non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis
   
Vedolizumab (Entyvio®)
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Red
Approved in line with NICE TA342 and NICE TA352 
Link  NICE TA342: Vedolizumab for treating moderately to severley active ulcerative colitis
Link  NICE TA352: Vedolizumab for treating moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease after prior therapy
   
Mercaptopurine tablets (Puri-Nethol®)
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Unlicensed Drug Unlicensed
Amber Shared Care
Maintenance of remission of acute ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease in adults (unlicensed) 
Link  Mercaptopurine Shared Care Guidelines
   
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Cytokine inhibitors
Adalimumab (Humira®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine
Consultant request only

Commissioned by NHS England for paediatric uveitis, juvenile arthritis and paediatric indications (where adult TA available) 
Link  NICE TA329: Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for treating moderately to severeley active ulcerative colitis after failure of conventional therapy
Link  TA455 - Adalimumab, etanercept and ustekinumab for treating plaque psoriasis in children and young people
   
Infliximab (Remicade®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
Consultant request only 
Link  NICE TA329: Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for treating moderately to severeley active ulcerative colitis after failure of conventional therapy
   
01.05.04  Expand sub section  Food allergy
01.06  Expand sub section  Laxatives
Naloxegol oxalate  (Moventig®)
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Green
12.5mg and 25mg tablets
Approved in line with NICE TA345 
Link  NICE TA345: Naloxegol for treating opioid-induced constipation
   
01.06.01  Expand sub section  Bulk-forming laxatives
Ispaghula Husk
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Green
Sachets 3.5g 
   
01.06.02  Expand sub section  Stimulant laxatives to top
Senna
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Green
Tablets 7.5mg; Liquid 7.5mg/5ml 
   
Bisacodyl
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Green
Suppositories 5mg, 10mg
First choice in primary care 
   
Co-danthramer
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Formulary Suspension 25/200 in 5ml;
Strong suspension 75/1000 in 5ml

For palliative patients only 
   
Co-danthrusate
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Green
Capsules 50/60 
   
Glycerol (Glycerin)
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Green
Suppositories 1g 2g 4g 
   
Sodium Picosulfate
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Green
Elixir 5mg/5ml 
   
01.06.03  Expand sub section  Faecal softeners
Liquid Paraffin
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01.06.04  Expand sub section  Osmotic laxatives
Phosphates (Rectal) (Fleet® Ready to use Enema)
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Sodium Citrate (Rectal) (Micralax® Micr-enema)
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Macrogols (Movicol® Paediatric Pain)
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Green
 
   
Macrogols (Laxido®)
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Green
 
   
Lactulose
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Restricted Drug Restricted For alcohol induced encephalopathy only 
   
01.06.05  Expand sub section  Bowel cleansing preparations
Bowel Cleansing Solutions (Moviprep®)
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First Choice Approved by HaRD Area Prescribing Committee September 2013.

 
Citrafleet®
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Klean-Prep®
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01.06.06  Expand sub section  Peripheral opiod-receptor antagonist
Methylnaltrexone (Relistor®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber
Injection 12mg
For Palliative Care Consultants only 
   
01.06.07  Expand sub section  5HT4 receptor agonists and guanylate cyclase-C receptor agonists to top
Linaclotide  (Constella®)
(290mcg capsules)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber
Approved for one patient only - September 2014 
Link  NICE ESNM16: Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in adults: linaclotide
   
Lubiprostone (Amitiza® )
(24mcg capsules)
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Formulary
Green
Approved by the Area Prescribing Committee September 2014 in line with NICE TA318 
Link  NICE TA318 Lubiprostone for treating chronic idiopathic constipation
   
Prucalopride (Resolor)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber

Tablets 1mg

Initiation on the advice of a specialist only.
For chronic constipation in adults when all other laxatives have been ineffective after 6 months.

 
Link  NICE TA211: Prucalopride for constipation in women
   
01.07  Expand sub section  Local preparations for anal and rectal disorders
01.07.01  Expand sub section  Soothing haemorrhoidal preparations
Germaloids®
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Formulary
Green
Cream; Ointment; Suppositories 
   
01.07.02  Expand sub section  Compound haemorrhoidal preparations with corticosteroids
Scheriproct
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Green
Ointment 
   
Uniroid HC
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Formulary
Green
For Primary Care prescribing only; product not stocked at HDH 
   
01.07.03  Expand sub section  Rectal sclerosants
01.07.04  Expand sub section  Management of anal fissures to top
Diltiazem Cream 2%
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Restricted Drug Restricted Unlicensed
 
   
01.08  Expand sub section  Stoma care
01.09  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting intestinal secretions
01.09.01  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting biliary composition and flow
Ursodeoxycholic acid (Ursofalk®)
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Formulary Capsules 250mg; Suspension 250mg/5ml 
   
Ursodeoxycholic acid (Ursogal®)
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Formulary Tablets 150mg 
   
Obeticholic acid  (Ocaliva®)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine
 
Link  Drug Safety Update - Risk of serious liver injury in those with pre-existing moderate or severe hepatic impairment
Link  NICE TA443 Obeticholic acid for treating primary biliary cholangitis
   
01.09.01  Expand sub section  Other prepatations for biliary disorders
01.09.02  Expand sub section  Bile acid sequestrants to top
Colestyramine
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Formulary Sachets 4g 
   
01.09.03  Expand sub section  Aprotinin
01.09.04  Expand sub section  Pancreatin
Pancreatin (Creon® 10000)
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Pancreatin (Creon® 25000)
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Pancreatin (Creon® 40000)
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 Non Formulary Items
Acidex

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Non Formulary
 
Algicon®

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Non Formulary
 
Altacite plus

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Non Formulary
 
Aluminimum Hydroxide

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Non Formulary
 
Aluminium Only Preparations  (Alu-Cap®)

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Non Formulary
 
Anugesic-HC

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Non Formulary
 
Anusol-HC

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Non Formulary
 
Arachis Oil  (Fletchers Arachis oil Retention Enema)

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Non Formulary
 
Asilone

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Non Formulary
 
Atropine Sulphate

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Non Formulary
 
Bowel Cleansing Solutions  (Citramag®)

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Non Formulary
 
Bowel Cleansing Solutions  (Picolax®)

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Non Formulary
 
Budesonide  (Entocort®)

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Non Formulary
 
Cimetidine

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Non Formulary
 
Cimetidine  (Dyspamet®)

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Non Formulary
 
Co-magaldrox  (Mucogel®)

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Non Formulary
 
Co-magaldrox 1100

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Non Formulary
 
Dantron

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Non Formulary
 
diabact UBT

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Non Formulary
 
Dicycloverine Hydrochloride  (Kolanticon®)

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Non Formulary
 
Dicycloverine Hydrochloride  (Merbentyl®)

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Non Formulary
Green
Tablets 10mg; Syrup 10mg/5ml
 
Docusate Sodium  (Dioctyl®)

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Non Formulary
Green
Capsules 100mg; Liquid 50mg/5ml; Micro-enema 120mg
 
Docusate Sodium  (Norgalax® Micro-enema)

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Non Formulary
 
Esomeprazole

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Non Formulary
 
Famotidine

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Non Formulary
 
Famotidine  (Pepcid®)

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Non Formulary
 
Fleet Phospho-soda®

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Non Formulary
 
Gastrocote

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Non Formulary
 
Gaviscon Advance

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Non Formulary
 
Glyceryl Trinitrate 0.4%  (Rectogesic®)

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Non Formulary
 
Helicobacter Test Hp-Olus

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Non Formulary
 
Helicobacter Test INFAI

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Non Formulary
 
Ispaghula Husk  (Fibrelief®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ispaghula Husk  (Isogel®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ispaghula Husk  (Ispagel® Orange)

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Non Formulary
 
Ispaghula Husk  (Regulan®)

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Non Formulary
 
Kaolin and Morphine Mixture

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Non Formulary
 
Laolin, Light

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Non Formulary
 
Loperamide  (Imodium® Plus)

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Non Formulary
 
Maalox Plus

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Non Formulary
 
Macrogols  (Idrolax®)

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Non Formulary
 
Macrogols  (Movicol® Half)

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Non Formulary
 
Magnesium Carbonate

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Non Formulary
 
Magnesium Hydroxide Mixture BP

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Non Formulary
 
Mebeverine Hydrochloride  (Colofac® MR)

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Non Formulary
 
Mebeverine Hydrochloride  (Colofac®)

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Non Formulary
 
Mebeverine Hydrochloride  (Fybogel® Mebeverine)

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Non Formulary
 
Mesalazine  (Ipocol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Mesalazine  (Salofalk®)

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Non Formulary
 
Methycellulose  (Celevac®)

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Non Formulary
 
Misoprostol  (Cytotec®)

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Non Formulary
Link  Drug Safety Update: Misoprostol vaginal delivery system (Mysodelle): reports of excessive uterine contractions (tachysystole) unresponsive to tocolytic treatment
 
Controlled Drug  Morphine

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Non Formulary
 
Nizatidine

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Non Formulary
 
Nizatidine  (Axid®)

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Non Formulary
 
Oily phenol injection BP

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Non Formulary
 
Olsalazine Sodium  (Dipentum®)

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Non Formulary
 
Pancreatin  (Creon® Micro)

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Non Formulary
 
Pancreatin  (Nutrizym® 10)

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Non Formulary
 
Pancreatin  (Nutrizym® 22)

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Non Formulary
 
Pancreatin  (Pancrease® HL)

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Non Formulary
 
Pancreatin  (Pancrex®)

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Non Formulary
 
Pancreatin  (Pancrex® V)

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Non Formulary
 
Pantoprazole  (Protium®)

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Non Formulary
 
Peppermint Oil  (Colpermin®)

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Non Formulary
 
Perinal

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Non Formulary
 
Phosphates (Oral)  (Diafalk®)

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Non Formulary
 
Phosphates (Rectal)  (Carbalax®)

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Non Formulary
 
Phosphates (Rectal)  (Fletchers' Phosphate Enema, Fleet Ready to use Enema)

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Non Formulary
 
Proctofoam HC

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Non Formulary
 
Proctosedyl

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Non Formulary
Red
 
Propantheline Bromide  (Pro-Banthine®)

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Non Formulary
 
Pylobactell

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Non Formulary
 
Rabeprazole Sodium  (Pariet®)

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Non Formulary
 
Racecadotril  (Hidrasec)

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Non Formulary 100mg capsules; sachets
 
Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate  (Pylorid®)

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Non Formulary
 
Renie Duo

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Non Formulary
 
Rowachol®

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Non Formulary
 
Senna  (Manevac®)

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Non Formulary
 
Senna  (Senokot®) (Granules)

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium Citrate (Rectal)  (Microlette® Micro-enema)

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium Citrate (Rectal)  (Relaxit® Micro-enema)

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium citrate 0.3M

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium Cromoglicate  (Nalcrom®)

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Non Formulary
 
Sterculia  (Normacol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Sterculia  (Normacol® plus)

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Non Formulary
 
Stoma Care

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Non Formulary
 
Sulfasalazine  (Salazopyrin®)(Suppository, Retention enema)

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Non Formulary
 
Topal

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Non Formulary
 
Tripotassium Dicitratobismuthate

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Non Formulary
 
Ultraproct

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Non Formulary
 
Ursodeoxycholic acid  (Destolit®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ursodeoxycholic acid  (Urdox®)

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Non Formulary
 
Xyloproct®

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SMC
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Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
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CCG

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Status Description

Amber

Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation. Ongoing prescribing by primary care includes titration of dose and assessment of efficacy. There is no need for ongoing monitoring other than for general adverse effects as listed in the BNF & SPC.  

Amber Shared Care

Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation only under a shared care protocol once the patient has been stabilised. Prior agreement must be obtained by the specialist from the primary care provider before prescribing responsibility is transferred. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Harrogate & Rurual District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC).   

Black

Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) has reviewed and does not recommend for use at present based on a review of clinical and/or cost effectiveness data.   

Green

Medicines suitable for routine use and can be prescribed within primary care within their licensed indication in accordance with nationally recognised formularies e.g. BNF, BNF for Children, Palliative Care Formulary. Primary care prescribers take full responsibility for prescribing.  

Grey

Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) have not yet reviewed.   

Red

Medicines for hospital use only. The responsibility for initiation and monitoring treatment should rest with an appropriate hospital clinician. The drug should be supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course. Primary care prescriber initiation or continuation of treatemnt is not recommended.  

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