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 Formulary Chapter 11: Eye - Full Chapter
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Any drug not listed on the Formulary should be considered Non-Formulary - Not recommended for prescribing

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11.04.02  Expand sub section  Other anti-inflammatory preparations
Adalimumab 40mg (Humira )
(Ophthalmology)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Not for new patients - use Imraldi.

FOR ALL PRESCRIBING – Blueteq or High cost drug form required – see link from Formulary homepage.
Approved in accordance with NICE TA460 for treating non-infectious uveitis.

 
Link   NICE TA460: Adalimumab and dexamethasone for treating non-infectious uveitis
   
Adalimumab 40mg (Imraldi )
(Ophthalmology)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

New biosimilar brand for all new patients

FOR ALL PRESCRIBING – Blueteq or High cost drug form required – see link from Formulary homepage.
Approved in accordance with NICE TA460 for treating non-infectious uveitis.

 
Link  NICE TA460: Adalimumab and dexamethasone for treating non-infectious uveitis
   
Antazoline 0.5% with Xylometazoline 0.05% (Otrivine-Antistin)
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Green
For primary care this can be purchased OTC 
   
Lodoxamide 0.1%
(Eye Drops )
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Amber
 
   
Olopatadine 1mg/1mL
(Eye Drops )
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Amber
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Azelastine  (Optilast)

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Non Formulary
 
Emedastine  (Emadine)

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Non Formulary
 
Epinastine  (Relestat)

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Non Formulary
 
Ketotifen  (Zaditen)

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Non Formulary
 
Nedocromil 2%
(Eye Drops )

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Non Formulary

PRODUCT DISCONTINUED

 
Sodium Cromoglicate

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium cromoglicate preservative free

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Unlicensed Drug
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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
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CCG

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Status Description

Red

RED - Hospital only to be prescribed by a specialist and supplied from secondary care ONLY throughout treatment  

Amber

Amber medicines are considered suitable for GP prescribing following specialist initiation.  

Green

These medicines are appropriate for initiation in both primary and secondary care. Prescribing is appropriate within licensed or local recommendations   

Amber SCG

Shared Care - these medicines require specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.   

Black

A decision has been made by either or both the local or national NHS not to routinely commission this preparation for its licensed indications. Do not prescribe.   

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