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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
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Hospital only guidance

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09.06.04  Expand sub section  Vitamin D
Colecalciferol 25,000 unit liquid (Invita D3 )
(25,000 unit tablets (licensed) are available in secondary care. Patients may be discharged on these instead of the Invita D3 liquid brand)
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Joint guidance

See below for joint guidance on treating vitamin D deficiency

 

 

 

 
Link  Primary Care Pathway for the Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Paediatric patients (Child 0- 17 years) with eGFR ≥30ml/​min
Link  Vitamin D Deficiency in patients with eGFR >30ml/min (18+yrs)
   
Colecalciferol 2400 units/ml liquid
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Joint guidance

See below for joint guidance on treating vitamin D deficiency

 
Link  SNEE Primary Care Pathway for the Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Paediatric patients (Child 0- 17 years) with eGFR ≥30ml/​min
   
Calci-D (Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate)
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Adcal D3/Calceos 1 tab BD is roughly equivalent to Calci-D 1 OD

Adcal D3/Calceos 1 tab OD is roughly equivalent to Calci-D half tab OD

 
   
Adcal D3 dissolvable  (Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate)
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Adcal-D3 [chewable] is non-formulary.

The dissolvable tablet is for use in patients with swallowing difficulties or enteral feeding tubes

 
   
Colecalciferol 800 units
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Alfacalcidol (One-Alpha)
(caps, oral drops, injection)
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Calcitriol
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Green
 
   
Ergocalciferol
(injection)
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 Non Formulary Items
Colecalciferol 1,000 units  (Sunvit D3)

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Colecalciferol 10,000units/ml drops  (Thorens)

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Colecalciferol 2,400 units/ml drops  (Invita D3 oral drops)

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Colecalciferol 2,740units/ml drops  (Fultium-D3 Drops)

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Colecalciferol 3200 unit capsules  (Fultium D3)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calchichew-D3 Once Daily)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calcichew-D3)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calcichew-D3 Forte)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (TheiCal- D3)

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Non Formulary
 
Dihydrotachysterol  (AT 10®)

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Ergocalciferol  (Calceos®)

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Non Formulary
 
Paricalcitol  (Zemplar)

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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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