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13.11.06  Expand sub section  Oxidisers, and dyes
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution BP
(Solution 3% 200mL, Solution 6% 200mL)
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Formulary
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT only

 
Link  MHRA alert: Risk of gas embolism when used in surgery
   
Potassium Permanganate (Permitabs)
(Solution tablets 400mg - not for oral use)
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Formulary
Advice

 



  • In Primary Care Specilaist Advice

  • CUHFT and NWAFT only

  • Non formulary at all other trusts

  • 1 tablet dissolved in 4 litres of water provides a 0.01% (1 in 10,000) solution for external use only.

 
Link  NHS England: Patient safety alert Dec 2014
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Potassium Permanganate Solution 0.1%

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Non Formulary
Non Formulary
  • Solution, potassium permanganate 0.1% (1 in 1000) in water.
  • To be diluted 1 in 10 to provide a 0.01% (1 in 10 000) solution
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    Unlicensed Drug
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    Scottish Medicines Consortium
    Cytotoxic Drug
    Cytotoxic Drug
    CD
    Controlled Drug
    High Cost Medicine
    High Cost Medicine
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    Cancer Drugs Fund
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    NHS England
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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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