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 Formulary Chapter 12: Ear, nose and oropharynx - Full Chapter
12.03.04  Expand sub section  Mouthwashes, gargles, and dentifrices
Chlorhexidine mouthwash
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Blue
 
   
Hydrogen Peroxide 3%
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Red Hospital

For post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage

 
   
Hydrogen Peroxide 6%
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Red Hospital

Acute ulcerative gingivitis

 
   
Tranexamic Acid Mouthwash 5%
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Red Hospital

unlicensed Unlicensed medicine

For use in Radiotherapy or oncology

 
   
Tranexamic Acid Topical Solution
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Green

unlicensed Unlicensed medicine

For use in Palliative Care

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Chlorhexidine & Chlorobutanol  (Eludril)
(mouthwash)

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Povidone Iodine  (Betadine®)

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Thymol

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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
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CCG

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Status Description

Blue

For routine prescribing in primary and secondary care.   

Green

Initiated (if clinically urgent) or advised (if non-urgent) by specialist in secondary care, prescribing can be continued in primary care.   

Amber

Shared care  

Red Hospital

Hospital only  

Double Red

There should be no prescribing of these drugs  

Mixed

The traffic light of the drug is dependant on the indication. Please see individual drug entry for details  

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