Please note while the Ipswich and East Suffolk Joint formulary mirrors what is noted in the NSFT formulary, Netformulary contains information on other indications where antipsychotics may be used e.g levomepromazine in palliative care
North East Essex CCG
Please click here for the EPUTmental health formulary for use within North East Essex CCG. Note guidance above re: other indications.
Major depressive episodes - treatment would not be initiated within the acute Trust, but if necessary to ensure patient care, existing therapy would be continued on (and supplies purchased if appropriate)
Neuropathic pain (3rd line)
Traffic light information
Only if gabapentin not tolerated.
Caution: pregabalin use in people with a history of substance misuse.
Prescribe twice daily where possible
Generalise anxiety disorder
Adjunctive therapy in adults with partial seizures with or without secondary generalisation