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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Parenteral anticoagulants
Argatroban (Exembol)
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Ipswich Hospital

Argatroban is non-formulary

Colchester Hospital

Argatroban is considered first-line treatment in the management of Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin
Heparin sodium
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Formulary
Green
 
Link  IHT newsletter- Risks with Intravenous Heparin Flush Solutions
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Low molecular weight heparins
Dalteparin
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

Ipswich Hospital

For use with renal replacement therapy on critical care unit.

Colchester Hospital

Dalteparin is non-formulary

 
   
Enoxaparin
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Formulary
Green
 
Link  IHT newsletter- Dosing times for Enoxaparin to facilitate continued administration on discharge
Link  IHT- Therapeutic Substitution Register
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparinoids
Danaparoid
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Red Hospital

Haematology approval required

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Hirudins to top
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin flushes
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Epoprostenol
Epoprostenol
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Red Hospital
High Cost Medicine

Ipswich Hospital

Neonatal unit use only

Colchester Hospital

Usage limited to Critical Care practice

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Fondaparinux
Fondaparinux
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Red Hospital

Hospital only guidance

 
For unstable angina, non ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction only
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Bemiparin

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Non Formulary
 
Bivalirudin  (Angiox)

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Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA230 : Bivalirudin for the treatment of STEMI, 2011
 
Canusal

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Non Formulary
 
Heparin
(Flush)

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Non Formulary
 
Hepsal

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Non Formulary
 
Lepirudin

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Non Formulary
 
Tinzaparin

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Non Formulary
 
  
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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
Track Changes
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
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

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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