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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.

 

Self Care Self Care Medicine for primary care.

 
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

Self Care Self Care Medicine for primary care.

 
   
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 (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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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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