Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system -
Local Process for warfarin to DOAC switch_April 2020
DOAC Counselling Checklist
National Guidance: Warfarin to DOAC switching _ April 2020
Warfarin to DOAC switching _ Local Guidance _ April 2020
NICE CG187: Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management
UKMI: MI - secondary prevention - Summary of NICE guidance (CG172)
CUH Adult venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment and prophylaxis
CUH Anticoagulation: Adult inpatient initiation and management
CUH Antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy in patients undergoing endoscopic procedures
CUH Perioperative management of antiplatelet and anticoagulant treatment
CUH Prescribing and monitoring of dalteparin (for treatment and prophylaxis) in patients with severe renal impairment or who are on renal replacement therapies
CUH Thromboembolic disease in pregnancy and the puerperium, acute management
CUH Venous thromboembolic disease prophylaxis in lower limb injury
RCOG Guideline: Thrombosis and Embolism during Pregnancy and the Puerperium, Reducing the Risk (Green-top Guideline No. 37a)
RCOG guidelines: Thrombosis and Embolism during Pregnancy and the Puerperium, the Acute Management of (Green-top Guideline No. 37b)
Low molecular weight heparins
Restricted to Dr. Baglin for approximately 3 patients per year for Heparin induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (HIT).
RPH and NWAFT
: Restricted to heamatologist recommendation only for Heparin induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (HIT).
NPSA Alert: Intravenous Heparin Flush solutions (2008)
SPS: Should heparin based flushing solutions be used in preference to saline to maintain the patency of indwelling intravascular catheters and cannulae?
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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).