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 Formulary Chapter 6: Endocrine system - Full Chapter
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Diagnostic and monitoring agents for diabetes mellitus
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Primary care guidance

 
 
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Oral glucose tolerance test
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Flash Glucose monitoring
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Blood glucose meters-all patients with Type 2 Diabetes and all patients with Type 1
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Blood Ketone Meters Used in Type 1 Diabetes Only to top
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Higher-cost Test Strips that CAN ONLY BE PRESCRIBED IN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES
Accu-chek Mobile
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Blue

For users of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers due to ease of use on long journeys and device is DVLA memory storage compliant.

Compatible test strips


  • Accu-Chek Mobile Test Cassette
 
   
Contour Next Link meter
Formulary
Green

Only for Type I DM patients using a Medtronic insulin pump, communicates with the pump via Bluetooth®.


Compatible test strips

  • Contour Next strips
 
   
Accu-chek Aviva Expert meter
Formulary
Green

Hospital recommendation only-  Bolus Advisor


Compatible test strips

  • Accu-chek Aviva Plus strips
 
   
Freestyle Optium Neo meter
Formulary
Green

Antenatal use only


Compatible test strips

  • Freestyle Optium strips
 
   
Freestyle Freedom Lite
Formulary
Green

Omnipod Insulet pump handset/meter. Doubles as a meter and bolus advisor.


Compatible test strips

  • Freestyle lite strips
 
   
Accu-chek Aviva Expert meter
Formulary
Green

Only for Type 1 DM patients using a FreeStyle Accu-Chek Combo / Accu-Chek Insight Insulin Pump


Compatible test strips

  • Accu-chek Aviva strips
 
   
06.01.06  Expand sub section  Talking blood glucose meters
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Unlicensed Drug
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Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
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Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
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Homecare
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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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