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 Formulary Chapter 7: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders - 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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07.04.05  Expand sub section  Drugs for erectile dysfunction
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Alprostadil
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors
Sildenafil 25mg, 50mg
(Tablets)
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First Choice
Green
Must prescribe generically.
Restricted ItemOnly prescribable on the NHS for erectile dysfunction if fulfil NHS SLS criteria (listed in part XVIIIB of the Drug Tariff).

 
Tadalafil 10mg, 20mg
(Tablets)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

Only prescribable on the NHS for erectile dysfunction if fulfil NHS SLS criteria (listed in part XVIIIB of the Drug Tariff). Approved for use by the Urology consultants.

N.B. the 5mg daily dose has not been approved at DTC for any indication and for erectile dysfunction  is considered a low value medicine by NHSE. This is therefore unlikely to be continued in Primary care and should not be prescribed.

Amber Traffic Light  Approved for 2nd-line use for the treatment of severe Raynaud's disease when prescribed by a Consultant Rheumatologist. This indication is off-label.

 
Link  NICE TA273: Hyperplasia (benign prostatic) - tadalafil (terminated appraisal) (TA273)
   
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Papaverine and phentolamine
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 Non Formulary Items
Avanafil

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Non Formulary
 
Sildenafil chewable tablets  (Nipatra)

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Non Formulary
 
Vardenafil  (Levitra)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (sub level)
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Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
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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

Traffic Light Status Information

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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