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 Formulary Chapter 1: Gastro-intestinal system - Full Chapter
01.01  Expand sub section  Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
01.01  Expand sub section  Dyspepsia
01.01  Expand sub section  Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacids and simeticone
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Aluminium and magnesium containing antacids to top
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacid preparations containing simeticone
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Simeticine alone
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacid preparations containing dimeticone or local anaesthetics
01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginates and proprietary indigestion preparations
01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginate preparations to top
01.02  Expand sub section  Antispasmodics and other drugs altering gut motility
01.02  Expand sub section  Antimuscarinics
01.02  Expand sub section  Other antispasmodics
01.02  Expand sub section  Motility stimulants
01.03  Expand sub section  Antisecretory drugs and mucosal protectants to top
01.03  Expand sub section  Helicobacter pylori infection
01.03  Expand sub section  NSAID-associated ulcers
01.03.01  Expand sub section  H2-receptor antagonists
01.03.02  Expand sub section  Selective antimuscarinics
01.03.03  Expand sub section  Chelates and complexes to top
01.03.04  Expand sub section  Prostaglandin analogues
01.03.05  Expand sub section  Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)
01.03.06  Expand sub section  Other ulcer-healing drugs
01.04  Expand sub section  Acute diarrhoea
01.04.01  Expand sub section  Adsorbents and bulk-forming drugs to top
01.04.02  Expand sub section  Antimotility drugs
01.04.03  Expand sub section  Enkephalinase Inhibitors
01.05  Expand sub section  Chronic bowel disorders
01.05  Expand sub section  Irritable bowel syndrome
01.05  Expand sub section  Malabsorption syndromes to top
01.05  Expand sub section  Inflammatory bowel disease
01.05  Expand sub section  Antibiotic-associated colitis
01.05  Expand sub section  Diverticular disease
01.05.01  Expand sub section  Aminosalicylates
01.05.02  Expand sub section  Corticosteroids to top
01.05.02  Expand sub section  Oral
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting the immune response
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Cytokine inhibitors
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Vedolizumab
01.05.04  Expand sub section  Food allergy to top
01.06  Expand sub section  Laxatives
01.06.01  Expand sub section  Bulk-forming laxatives
01.06.02  Expand sub section  Stimulant laxatives
01.06.02  Expand sub section  Other Stimulant laxatives
01.06.03  Expand sub section  Faecal softeners to top
01.06.04  Expand sub section  Osmotic laxatives
01.06.05  Expand sub section  Bowel cleansing preparations
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Used prior to colonic surgery, colonoscopy or radiological examination

01.06.06  Expand sub section  Peripheral opiod-receptor antagonist
01.06.07  Expand sub section  5HT4 receptor agonists and guanylate cyclase-C receptor agonists
01.07  Expand sub section  Local preparations for anal and rectal disorders to top
01.07.01  Expand sub section  Soothing haemorrhoidal preparations
01.07.02  Expand sub section  Compound haemorrhoidal preparations with corticosteroids
01.07.03  Expand sub section  Rectal sclerosants
01.07.04  Expand sub section  Management of anal fissures
01.09  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting intestinal secretions to top
01.09.01  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting biliary composition and flow
01.09.01  Expand sub section  Other prepatations for biliary disorders
01.09.02  Expand sub section  Bile acid sequestrants
01.09.03  Expand sub section  Aprotinin
01.09.04  Expand sub section  Pancreatin to top
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Key
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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
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
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

Secondary care only, not to be prescribed in primary care.   

Amber 2

Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

Amber with Shared Care

Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

Amber

Considered suitable for primary care prescribing following specialist initiation/recommendation.  

Green

Considered appropriate for prescribing in both secondary and primary care. Suitable for initiation in primary care.   

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