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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
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Primary care guidance

Antimicrobial formulary

Click here for Suffolk and North East Essex Primary care and A&E formulary 2020

 

Linezolid guidance

Linezolid should only be prescribed following a discussion with a consultant microbiologist. Please refer to the advice sheet (here) for information on monitoring and supply.

 

Hospital only guidance

Antimicrobial policy

Click here for Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust Antimicrobial policy (PDF)

Click here for Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust Antimicrobial policy app. This can be downloaded onto the hospital iPods and your personal phones/tablets.

Please note the PDF document this will only work if using a computer within the trust

Medication related guidelines

Management of Neutropenic Sepsis in Adult Cancer Patients Clinical Guideline

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05.03.01  Expand sub section  HIV infection
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Protease inhibitors
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
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Darunavir (Prezista)
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MHRA:Avoid use in pregnancy due to risk of treatment failure and maternal-to-child transmission of HIV-1

 
   
Darunavir and Cobicistat (Rezolsta)
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MHRA:Avoid use in pregnancy due to risk of treatment failure and maternal-to-child transmission of HIV-1

 
   
Fosamprenavir (Telzir)
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Indinavir (Crixivan)
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Lopinavir and Ritonavir (Kaletra)
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Nelfinavir (Viracept)
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Ritonavir (Norvir)
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MHRA: Interaction with levothyroxine leading to reduced thyroxine levels

 
   
Saquinavir (Invirase)
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05.03.01  Expand sub section  Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Other antiretrovirals to top
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Pharmacokinetic enhancers of anti-retrovirals
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Combination Products
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 Non Formulary Items
Amprenavir  (Agenerase)

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Tipranavir  (Aptivus)

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Section Title Section Title (top level)
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
Display tracking information
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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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