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 Formulary Chapter 24: Drugs held at IHT and CHUFT for shared use - Full Chapter
24.01  Expand sub section  Shared drugs
Artenusate (injection)
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Red Hospital

Held at Colchester Hospital

Antimalarial


Available as 

  • 15 x 60mg vials
 
   
Aztreonam (injection)
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Red Hospital

Held at Ipswich Hospital


Available as 

  • 1g
  • 2g

3 days supply available

 
   
Cefuroxime 5% (eye drops)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red Hospital

Held at Ipswich Hospital Phamacy


This is a specialist product prescribed only in specified circumstances by an ophthalmologist.

It is an unlicensed special product only dispensed by the hospital pharmacy.

 
   
Flucytosine (injection)
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Red Hospital

Held at Ipswich Hospital


Available as 

  • 10mg/ml x 250ml bottles
 
   
Fomepizole 1g/ml x 1.5ml (injection)
(Antidote-ethylene glycol and methanol poisoning)
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Red Hospital
High Cost Medicine

Held at Ipswich Hospital and not stocked at Colchester Hospital


Available as

  • 1g/ml injections x 1.5ml vial (4 vials available)

Administration details available on Toxbase

 
   
Fosfomycin (injection)
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Red Hospital

Held at Colchester Hospital


 Available as 

  • 10 x 2g
  • 10 x 4g 
 
   
Natamycin 5% (eye drops)
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Red Hospital

Held at Ipswich Hospital


NB – these can be sight-saving in certain types of fungal eye infections, so will need to be couriered ASAP

 
   
Riamet (tabs)
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Red Hospital

Held at Colchester Hospital


Antimalarial

 
   
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
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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
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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