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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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11.05  Expand sub section  Mydriatics and cycloplegics
11.05  Expand sub section  Antimuscarinics
Atropine 1%
(Eye Drops)
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Green
 
   
Atropine Sulphate 1% single use (Minims Atropine Sulphate)
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Green
Preservative-free 
   
Cyclopentolate
(Eye drops)
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Green
0.5% & 1% Preservative free Eye Drops (Minims)
1% Eye Drops 
   
Tropicamide single use (Minims Tropicamide)
(Eye drops)
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Green
0.5% & 1% Single Dose Eye Drops - Preservative free  
   
11.05  Expand sub section  Sympathomimetics
Phenylephrine & tropicamide (Mydriasert)
(Ocular insert)
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Red
To be used prior to cataract surgery. 
   
Phenylephrine / tropicamide/ lidocaine (Mydrane)
(Intracameral injection)
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Red
For cataract surgery where additional mydriasis is needed. 
   
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
(Single use eye drops)
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Green
2.5% & 10% Single Dose Eye Drops - Preservative free 
   
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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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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

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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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