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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
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Secondary care : Please note that though there may be drugs listed with a Formulary status in this section, you should refer to the Acute Trust's antibiotic policy found here as there are some restrictions, which require microbiology approval before they can be supplied by Pharmacy.

Primary Care - refer to local guidance for more advice

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05.03.01  Expand sub section  HIV infection
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Abacavir
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Abacavir and Dolutegravir and Lamivudine (Triumeq)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Abacavir and Lamivudine (Kivexa)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

Not first line - see APC HIV protocol

 
 
Abacavir and Lamivudine and Zidovudine (Trizivir)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Didanosine
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Emtricitabine
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Emtricitabine, Rilpivirine and Tenofovir (Eviplera)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England

 

For the treatment of HIV 1 infection for those adult patients with a viral load of less than 100,000 RNA copies/ml unsuitable or unable to tolerate efavirenz or the combination product Atripla. 

 
 
Emtricitabine, Tenofovir, Cobicistat, Elvitegravir (Stribild)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England

 
 
Lamivudine
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Rilpivirine
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.
For the treatment of HIV 1 infection for those adult patients with a viral load of less than 100,000 RNA copies/ml unsuitable or unable to tolerate efavirenz or the combination product Atripla

 
 
Stavudine
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (Truvada)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Tenofovir Disproxil
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Formulary
Red

In Line With NICE TA173
For chronic Hepatitis B - Commissioned by NHS England

 
Link  NICE TA173 Tenofovir disoproxil for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B
 
Tenofovir, Efavirenz and Emtricitabine (Atripla)
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Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Zidovudine
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
Zidovudine and Lamivudine
(Combivir)
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Formulary
Red

Commissioned by NHS England.

 
 
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Protease inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Other antiretrovirals to top
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Pharmacokinetic enhancers of antiretrovirals
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Combination Products
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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
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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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