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 Formulary Chapter 7: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders - Full Chapter
07.04.01  Expand sub section  Drugs for urinary retention
07.04.01  Expand sub section  Alpha-blockers
Alfuzosin Hydrochloride
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Alfuzosin Hydrochloride Modified-Release
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Brands include Besavar XL®

 
 
Doxazosin
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  • Immediate release tablets

 
 
Prazosin
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Tamsulosin Hydrochloride Modified-Release Capsules
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Terazosin
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 Non Formulary Items
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride & Dutasteride  (Combodart)

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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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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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