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 Formulary Chapter 20: Unlicensed Medicines / Significant off-label use - Full Chapter
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20  Expand sub section  Unlicensed Medicines
Acetic Acid Solution 3%
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Formulary
Red
  • Restricted for use by endoscopy only 
 
   
N acetyl cysteine
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Formulary
Red
  • For use in endoscopy
 
   
Indigo carmine
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
  • For use by endoscopy only
 
   
Lipiodol
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
  • For andoscopy use only
 
   
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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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

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Status Description

Green

Medicines which are suitable for initiation and maintenance prescribing by primary and secondary care clinicians. These medicines should be initiated and prescribed within their licensed indications.  

Amber

Initiation and maintenance of prescribing by Specialists and transfer to Primary Care prescribing when appropriate, or initiation and maintenance of prescribing in Primary Care following recommendation from a Specialist.

Some amber medicines require agreement with the local (internal) medicines committee prior to initiation; others may require a framework to support safe transfer and maintenance of care such as a RICaD or ESCA. The Formulary will be annotated to reflect these requirements.   

Red

Medicines for initiation and maintenance prescribing by Specialists only  

Black

Non-formulary medicines- medicines not recommended for routine primary care prescribing.  

Grey

Positive NICE TA and /or awaiting local clarification on place in therapy ; Please contact your Medicines Optimisation team for more information.  

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