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 Formulary Chapter 16: Miscellaneous - Full Chapter
16.01  Expand sub section  Other items
Acetylcysteine 600mg tablets
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For prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy 
 
Ajmaline
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unlicensedUnlicensed
For diagnosis of Brugada’s syndrome 
 
Dimethyl Sulfoxide 99% solution
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Used for management of extravasation of cytotoxic chemotherapy.

 
 
Evicel® (Fibrant sealant)
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High Cost Medicine

RBCH: For use in robotic partial nephrectomies

 
Link  NICE IPG 60
 
Gadoteric Acid (Dotarem®)
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Gadoxetic Acid (Primovist® )
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INDIGO CARMINE Injection 0.8 %
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unlicensedUnlicensed
To aid with detection of colonic polyps/surveillance of ulcerative colitis 
 
Iohexol (Omnipaque®)
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Iopamidol (Niopam®)
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TALC BP purified sterile
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For pleurodesis in the management of pleural effusions.

NOT for intravenous administration!!! 
 
Tisseel Ready-to-Use® (Thombin sealant)
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High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England for the treatment of pseudoaneurysms in accordance with NICE IPG 60
 
Link  NICE IPG 60
 
Tri-sodium citrate (Citra-Lock®)
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Catheter line lock solution.
  • DCHFT: Restricted Item  Renal team only. 46.7% solution used as line lock for patients with heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) only.
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    Link  Citra-Lock manufacturer’s website
     
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    Acupuncture

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    Alternative medicines

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    Cranberry juice

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    Grapefruit Juice

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    Herbal medicines

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    Link  UKMI Q&A: Cancer chemotherapy patients and Herbal medicines review
    Homeopathy

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    Cytotoxic Drug
    CD
    Controlled Drug
    High Cost Medicine
    High Cost Medicine
    Cancer Drugs Fund
    Cancer Drugs Fund
    NHSE
    NHS England
    Homecare
    Homecare
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    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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