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11.03.03  Expand sub section  Antivirals
Ganciclovir 0.15% ophthalmic gel (Virgan)
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Formulary
Green

 

  • This is licensed for the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis (dendritic and geographic ulcers) in adults and suitable for prescribing in Primary Care or Secondary Care.

 

 

 
   
Aciclovir eye ointment 3%
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

 

  • Recommended for prescribing in Primary Care or Secondary Care but restricted to paediatric patients only (licensed indication). 
 
   
Voriconazole
(Ophthalmic)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital
  • 0.1 mg in 0.1 ml
  • Intravitreal monograph see link.  
  • Link  CUH: Intravitreal monographs
       
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    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
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    Status Description

    OTC

    Available Over the Counter. Consider Self Care   

    Green

    Formulary - Can be prescribed in both secondary and primary care.   

    Advice

    Formulary - Specialist Advice, secondary care advice provided for primary care initiation.  

    Amber No SCG

    Formulary - Specialist initiation without shared care guidance.  

    Amber SCG

    Formulary - Specialist initiation with shared care guidance.  

    Red Hospital

    Restricted - Hospital only, not to be prescribed in primary care.  

    Switch

    Not recommended for prescribing. Switch to alternative cost-effective option.   

    Black

    Not recommended for prescribing in primary or secondary care.  

    Grey

    Not recommended as no formal application made for addition to the formulary. Contact relevant pharmacy team for further information.   

    Non Formulary

    Non-Formulary (category under review).  

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