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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
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02.08.01  Expand sub section  Parenteral anticoagulants
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin
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
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Epoprostenol
Epoprostenol (Flolan, Veletri)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: Restricted to all ICUs.

  • RPH: Restricted to use in pulmonary hypertension only, available via homecare.

  • NWAFT: Non formulary

 
Link  Clinical Commissioning Policy: National policy for targeted therapies for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension in adults (May 2014)
Link  MHRA Advice: Veletri (epoprostenol) powder for solution for infusion - incompatibilities with some models of administration devices
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Fondaparinux
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First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
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Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

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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