Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Formulary Chapter 11: Eye -
Calculator tables to work out how many bottles needed
Eye drops - one or two per dose?
Ophthalmic specials guidance
Ganciclovir 0.15% ophthalmic gel
This is licensed for the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis (dendritic and geographic ulcers)
and suitable for prescribing in Primary Care or Secondary Care.
Aciclovir eye ointment 3%
Recommended for prescribing in Primary Care or Secondary Care but
restricted to paediatric patients only
0.1 mg in 0.1 ml
Intravitreal monograph see link.
CUH: Intravitreal monographs
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Link to SPCs
Scottish Medicines Consortium
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
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Available Over the Counter. Consider Self Care
Formulary - Can be prescribed in both secondary and primary care.
Formulary - Specialist Advice, secondary care advice provided for primary care initiation.
Formulary - Specialist initiation without shared care guidance.
Formulary - Specialist initiation with shared care guidance.
Restricted - Prescribing (and monitoring where applicable) to remain with the hospital or specialist service. Not to be prescribed in Primary Care
Not recommended for prescribing. Switch to alternative cost-effective option.
Not recommended for prescribing in primary or secondary care.
Not recommended as no formal application made for addition to the formulary. Contact relevant pharmacy team for further information.
Non-Formulary (category under review).