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 Formulary Chapter 6: Endocrine system - Full Chapter
06.05.02  Expand sub section  Posterior pituitary hormones and antagonists
06.05.02  Expand sub section  Posterior pituitary hormones
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PSA:Risk of severe harm or death when desmopressin is omitted or delayed in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus

Desmopressin (tablets)
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Desmopressin (Nasal spray-10mcg/spray)
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Desmopressin (injection)
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Desmopressin (Octim high dose nasal spray)
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Green

Ipswich Hospital

Haematology use only

Colchester Hospital

Desmopressin (Octim) is considered non-formulary

 
   
Terlipressin (injection)
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Red Hospital
 
   
Vasopressin  (Argipressin)
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Red Hospital

Hospital use only - for organ preservation and critical care use

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Desmopressin  (DesmoMelt®)

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Desmopressin  (Desmotabs®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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NHSE
NHS England
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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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