Unless specifically stated on the fomrulary, all medicines should be prescribed generically irrespective of brands that may be avaiable.
If patient has difficulty administering eye drops, consider co-prescribing an Opticare eye drop dispenser
Unlicensed food supplements such as I-Caps®; etc. for age related macular degeneration should not be prescribed on the NHS.
Can be bought OTC for patients 2+yrs old
Azithromycin 15mg/g eye drops are a formulary medicine
Azithromycin 15mg/g eye drops are non-formulary and are not held by the hospital
This is a specialist product prescribed only in specific circumstances.
The cefuroxime 5% drops product is an "unlicensed special" medicine that would be dispensed by the hospital pharmacy only.
This product is stored at Ipswich Hospital Pharmacy only. Colchester Pharmacy should obtain this from Ipswich Hospital Pharmacy.
Suitable for milder infections
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