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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.09  Expand sub section  Antiplatelet drugs
Aspirin 75mg dispersible tablets
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Clopidogrel
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Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update (April 2010): Clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors: interaction—updated advice
Link  NICE TA210: Clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole for the prevention of occlusive vascular events
 
Ticagrelor
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Link  NICE TA236 Ticagrelor for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
Link  NICE TA420 Ticagrelor for preventing atherothrombotic events after myocardial infarction
 
Dipyridamole M/R Capsules
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Link  TA210: Clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole for the prevention of occlusive vascular events
 
Abciximab (ReoPro®)
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Link  NICE TA47: Guidance on the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
 
Eptifibatide (Integrilin®)
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Link  NICE TA47: Guidance on the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
 
Prasugrel
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Link  NICE TA317 Prasugrel with percutaneous coronary intervention for treating acute coronary syndromes
 
Tirofiban (Aggrastat®)
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Link  NICE TA47: Guidance on the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
 
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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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