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 Formulary Chapter 7: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders - Full Chapter
07.01.03  Expand sub section  Myometrial relaxants
Atosiban
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Red Hospital

As a tocolytic to postpone premature labour

Reserved for women with exisiting cardiac problems where the use of nifedipine and magnesium sulfate is contraindicated.

 
Link  Cardiac disease in Pregnancy
   
Terbutaline (SC injection)
(obstetrics)
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Red Hospital

MHRA:Restricted use for tocolysis in premature labour


Unlicensed use

  • External cephalic version
  • Management of hyperstimulation with oxytocin
 
Link  Breech in Pregnancy and Labour
Link  Induction of Labour Guideline
   
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Ritodrine  (Yutopar)

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Non Formulary
 
Salbutamol
(obstetrics)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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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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