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 Formulary Chapter 7: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders - Full Chapter
07.01.01  Expand sub section  Prostaglandins and oxytocics
Carboprost (Hemabate)
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: For Rosie Maternity Hospital in line with Post Partum Haemorrhage (PPH) guidelines.

  • NWAFT: Formulary

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts

 
Link  CUHFT: Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and major obstetric haemorrhage protocol
   
Dinoprostone (Prostin E2. Propress. )
(Injection, Vaginal tablet, Pessaries, Vaginal gel)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: Rosie hospital induction of labour guidelines.

  • NWAFT: Formulary

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts


 

 
Link  CUHFT: Rosie Induction of Labour guidelines
   
Ergometrine Maleate
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: Restricted to

    • Management of third stage labour guidelines (ergometrine used in combination with syntocinon- Syntometrin).

    • Postpartum haemorrhage guidelines.



  • NWAFT: Formulary

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts

 
Link  CUHFT: Active management of the third stage of labour
Link  CUHFT: Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and major obstetric haemorrhage protocol
   
Ergometrine Maleate and Oxytocin (Syntometrine)
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT and NWAFT: Formulary

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts

 
Link  CUHFT: Management of third stage labour guidelines (ergometrine used in combination with syntocinon- Syntometrin)
   
Gemeprost
(Pessary)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: Stored in freezer. Should be allowed to warm up to room temperature for 30 mins before use.

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts

 
   
Oxytocin (Syntocinon)
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: Restricted to use in line with Rosie hospital guidelines:

    • Post partum haemorrhage

    • Induction of labour

    • Management of third stage labour

    • Severe pre-eclampsia protocol

    • Prelabour rupture of membranes



  • NWAFT: Formulary

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts

 
Link  CUHFT: ICUH Induction of labour
Link  CUHFT: Management of third stage labour
Link  CUHFT: Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and major obstetric haemorrhage protocol
Link  CUHFT: Prelabour rupture of membranes
Link  CUHFT: Severe pre-eclampsia protocol
   
Misoprostol
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • NWAFT: Restricted to use in Women's health

  • CUHFT: For use in second trimester termination of pregnancy following diagnosis of foetal abnormality

  • Oral tablet use for this indication is off-label

  • Non formulary at all other Trusts and in Primary Care

 
Link  NICE Evidence Summary ESUOM11: Induction of labour in late intrauterine fetal death: vaginal misoprostol (after oral mifepristone)
   
07.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting the ductus arteriosus
07.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Maintenance of patency
07.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Closure of ductus arteriosus
Ibuprofen (Pedea injection)
(Intravenous solution)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT and NWAFT: For use in neonates for the treatment of PDAs only

  • See cBNF

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts

 
   
Indometacin (Indocid PDA)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

  • CUHFT: Restricted to treatment of PDA (Ibuprofen is first line). Injection unlicensed unlicensed

  • Non-formulary at all other Trusts


 



  • Ibuprofen is first line for PDA treatment.

 
   
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Carbetocin  (Pabel)

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Non Formulary
Non Formulary
 
  
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Controlled Drug
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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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