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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Drugs for arrhythmias
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Supraventricular arrhythmias
Adenosine
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Dronedarone
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Only following specialist initiation and in line with NHSE&I "Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care" and NICE TA197.


See also HWCCG Dronedarone Prescribing Guidelines and MHRA guidance on cardiovascular, hepatic and pulmonary toxicity.

 
Link  HW CCG Dronedarone Prescribing Guidelines
Link  MHRA Drug safety update Dronedarone (Multaq): cardiovascular, hepatic and pulmonary adverse events new restrictions and monitoring requirements October 2014
Link  NHSE/I: Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs
Link  NICE TA 197 Dronedarone for the treatment of non-permanent atrial fibrilation (Update Dec 2012)
 
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Ventricular arrhythmias
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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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