Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system -
NICE CG187: Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management
UKMI: MI - secondary prevention - Summary of NICE guidance (CG172)
Potassium-sparing diuretics and aldosterone antagonists
Amiloride is the first line choice potassium-sparing diuretic.
at all other Trusts
MHRA Drug Safety Update: Spironolactone and Renin Angiotensin Drugs Feb 2016
Second line aldosterone antagonist for controlling blood pressure when spironolactone is indicated but cannot be tolerated.
NICE CG 108: Chronic heart failure
Section Title (top level)
Section Title (sub level)
First Choice item
Non Formulary section
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Link to adult BNF
Link to children's BNF
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 - Hospital only, 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).