netFormulary NHS
Dorset
The Dorset Formulary has been developed in associations with
NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
 Search
 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
Notes:

Chapter review date:

Chapter Links...
 Details...
04.02.02  Expand sub section  Antipsychotic depot injections
Flupentixol Decanoate
View adult BNF View SPC online  Track Changes
Formulary
Amber
Depot injection

Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence

200mg/ml low volume injection is more expensive so reserve for higher dose prescriptions (>250mg)

 
 
Fluphenazine Decanoate
View adult BNF View SPC online  Track Changes
Formulary
Amber

Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence


Discontinued in March 2018. Not to be prescribed for new patients

 
Link  Discontinuation of fluphenazine decanoate depot injection - advice for prescribers
 
Haloperidol
(Haldol Decanoate)
View adult BNF View SPC online  Track Changes
Formulary
Amber
Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence  
 
Zuclopenthixol Decanoate (Clopixol and Clopixol Conc)
View adult BNF View SPC online  Track Changes
Formulary
Amber
Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence  
 
Aripiprazole intramuscular injection (Abilify Maintena)
View adult BNF View SPC online View childrens BNF  Track Changes
Formulary
Red

For the maintenance of adult patients with schizophrenia who have responded to oral aripiprazole but who are non-compliant.


see guidelines for the use of aripiprazole long acting injections

 
 
Olanzapine Embonate (ZypAdhera)
View adult BNF View SPC online  Track Changes
Formulary
Red
Hospital use only
See olanzapine LAI guidelines
Can be considered as a treatment option for psychoses with appropriate risk management arrangements 
 
Paliperidone prolonged release suspension for injection (Xeplion)
View adult BNF View SPC online View childrens BNF  Track Changes
Formulary
Red
Hospital Use only

See paliperidone long-acting injection prescribing guidelines. 
Link  Paliperidone LAI guideline
 
Risperidone LAI (Risperdal Consta)
View adult BNF View SPC online  Track Changes
Formulary
Red
no new patients to intitiate risperidone long acting injection
see paliperidone LAI 
 
Paliperidone 3 monthly -prolonged release suspension for injection (Trevicta )
View adult BNF View SPC online View childrens BNF  Track Changes
Formulary
Red

3 monthly injections for patients on a stable dose of paliperidone LAI for a minimum of 6 months.

New requests for Trevicta must be approved by Dorset Healthcare Medicines Management Team

 
 
 ....
 Non Formulary Items
Flupentixol Decanoate  (Depixol® Conc.)

View adult BNF View childrens BNF
Non Formulary
Flupentixol Decanoate  (Depixol® Low Volume)

View adult BNF View childrens BNF
Non Formulary
Fluphenazine Decanoate  (Modecate®)

View adult BNF View childrens BNF
Non Formulary
Link  2018 Discontinuation of fluphenazine decanoate depot injection - advice for prescribers
Fluphenazine Decanoate  (Modecate® Concentrate)

View adult BNF View childrens BNF
Non Formulary
Link  2018 Discontinuation of fluphenazine decanoate depot injection - advice for prescribers
Zuclopenthixol Decanoate  (Clopixol® Conc.)

View adult BNF View childrens BNF
Non Formulary
  
Key
note Notes
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
click to search medicines.org.uk
Link to adult BNF
click to search medicines.org.uk
Link to children's BNF
click to search medicines.org.uk
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

Traffic Light Status Information

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  

netFormulary