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 Formulary Chapter 1: Gastro-intestinal system - Full Chapter
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01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginates and proprietary indigestion preparations
01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginate preparations
Peptac
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First Choice
Green
Note: Individual trusts may use a different alginate of choice. 
GavisconAdvance
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Second Choice
Green
Tablets on formulary at DCHFT.

RBCH:
  • ENT use only for severe gastro-pharyngeal reflux causing ENT symptoms.
  • Mr Byrom using as an alternative to sucralfate (long-term shortage)to prevent reflux in patients who have had stomach and oesophageal resections 
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    Gaviscon Infant
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    Formulary
    Green
    Paediatrics. 
       
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     Non Formulary Items
    Acidex
    (alginates)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Algicon

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    Non Formulary
     
    Gastrocote

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    Non Formulary
     
    Rennie Duo

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    Non Formulary
     
    Topal

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    Non Formulary
     
      
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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
    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

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    Status Description

    Green

    May be initiated, stabilised and maintained in primary, secondary or tertiary care  

    Amber

    Amber drug - without shared care  

    Amber SCG

    Amber drug - with shared care guideline  

    Red

    For secondary or tertiary care initiation and long-term maintenance of prescribing  

    Black

    Not recommended  

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