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 Formulary Chapter 8: Malignant disease and immunosuppression - 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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Anastrozole 1mg (Arimidex)
(Tablets)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
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Exemestane 25mg
(Tablets)
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Goserelin 3.6mg (Zoladex)
(Injection)
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Letrozole 2.5mg
(Tablets)
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For breast cancer

 
   
Tamoxifen 10mg, 20mg
(Tablets)
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Green
 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update (November 2010) - Tamoxifen for breast cancer
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Fulvestrant  (Faslodex)

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Non Formulary

Not recommended by NICE.

Link  NICE TA503: Fulvestrant for untreated locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer
 
Tamoxifen  (Nolvadex-D®)

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Non Formulary
 
Toremifene  (Fareston)

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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
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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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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