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02.08.01  Expand sub section  Parenteral anticoagulants
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin
Heparin
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Heparinised saline flush



10 units/mL



5mL amp



Heparin flush for maintaining patency of ports



100 units/mL



2mL amp



Heparin preservative-free for theatres only



1,000 units/mL



5mL amp



Heparin for clinical perfusionists only



1,000 units/mL



20mL amp



Heparin:




Prophylaxis and treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.




Treatment of unstable angina pectoris and prophylaxis of mural thrombosis following myocardial infarction.




In haemofiltration and extracorporeal circulation (bypass and ecmo).



5,000 units/mL



5mL amp



Heparin for cath labs only



1,000 units in NaCl 0.9%



500mL bag

 

 

 

 

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Low molecular weight heparins
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparinoids
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Hirudins to top
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin flushes
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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.   

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Non-Formulary (category under review).  

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