Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs APC Formulary
Maintained by Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
 
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5 Infections
Broad-spectrum antibiotics SHOULD NOT be used outside of the Primary Care Antimicrobial Guidelines, unless recommended by a specialist, in line with antimicrobial stewardship.
Please be aware that all GREEN drugs are only green if used in line with antimicrobial guidelines. 
05-03-04 Influenza

Oseltamivir Tamiflu®
First Choice

 

PHE guidance on use of antiviral agents for the treatment and prophylaxis of seasonal influenza

Link  Primary care antimicrobial guidance 2017
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can mothers breastfeed after treatment for influenza?
 

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Zanamivir inhalation Relenza®
Second Choice
Link  Primary care antimicrobial guidelines 2017
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can mothers breastfeed after treatment for influenza?
 

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Amantadine Hydrochloride
Non Formulary

Non formulary for Influenza


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Amantadine Hydrochloride Symmetrel®
Non Formulary

Non formulary for influenza


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Zanamivir Injection
Non Formulary
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can zanamivir be given to patients with renal impairment or patients on renal replacement therapies?
 

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