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 Formulary Chapter 12: Ear, nose and oropharynx - 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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12.03.01  Expand sub section  Drugs for oral ulceration and inflammation
Benzydamine 0.15% (Difflam)
(Mouthwash )
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Betamethasone 500mcg
(Soluble tablet)
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Amber

For use as a mouthwash

 
   
Cetylpyridinium, Chlrocresol, Lidocaine (Anbesol)
(Teething Gel)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
Paediatrics (babies) only.

In Primary care - can be purchased over-the-counter. 
   
Choline Salicylate 8.7%  (Bonjela Adult)
(Oral gel)
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Green
Available for patients aged 16 or older
In primary care may be purchased over the counter
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Anaesthetic throat lozenges  (Tyrozets)

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Non Formulary
 
Antacid with Oxetacaine

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Non Formulary
 
Benzocaine

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Non Formulary
 
Caphosol

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Non Formulary
 
Carmellose Sodium  (Orabase)

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Non Formulary THIS PRODUCT HAS NOW BEEN DISCONTINUED
 
Doxycycline

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Non Formulary
 
Doxycycline  (Periostat®)

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Non Formulary
 
Flurbiprofen lozenge

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Non Formulary
 
Gelclair

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Non Formulary
 
Hydrocortisone 2.5mg
(Mucoadhesive buccal tablets)

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Non Formulary

May be purchased over the counter at a Chemist

 
Lidocaine 10% mouth spray

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Non Formulary
 
Lidocaine and Cetylpyridinium  (Dentinox Teething Gel)

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Non Formulary
 
Lidocaine and Chlorhexidine  (Instillagel)

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Non Formulary
 
Lidocaine and Phenylephrine  (Cophenalcaine)

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Non Formulary
 
Salicylates - Salicylic acid  (Pyralvex®)

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Non Formulary
 
Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% in Adhesive Basis  (Adcortyl in Orabase)

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Non Formulary THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED
 
  
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High Cost Medicine
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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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