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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
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02.03.02  Expand sub section  Drugs for arrhythmias
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Supraventricular arrhythmias
Adenosine
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital
 
   
Dronedarone
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

 

  • Approved as per NICE TA197.
  • Prescribers in Primary Care should not initiate dronedarone for any new patient.

  • Patients currently prescribed should be reviewed by their specialist/initiating trust and dronedarone deprescribed.

  • Prescribing should only continue under exceptional circumstances after multi-disciplinary team recommendation but a shared care arrangement would be required.

     

 

 
Link  NICE TA197: Dronedarone for the treatment of non-permanent atrial fibrillation
Link  MHRA Oct 2011: Cardiovascular, hepatic and pulmonary adverse effects - restrictions and monitoring requirements
   
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Ventricular arrhythmias
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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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