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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
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04.08.01  Expand sub section  Control of epilepsy
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Partial seizures with or without secondary generalisation
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Generalised seizures
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Ethosuximide to top
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Gabapentin and pregabalin
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Lacosamide
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Lamotrigine
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Levetiracetam
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Perampanel to top
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Phenobarbital and primidone
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Phenytoin
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Retigabine
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Rufinamide
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Rufinamide to top
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Tiagabine
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Topiramate
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Valproate
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Vigabatrin
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Zonisamide to top
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Benzodiazepines
04.08.01  Expand sub section  Other Drugs
Cannabidiol (Epidyolex®)
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High Cost Medicine
NHS England
BlueTeq

Commissioned by NHS England for use with Clobazam in Specialist Centres Only as per criteria laid out in NICE TA614 and TA615.

 
Controlled Drug Schedule 2
Link  NICE TA614: Cannabidiol with clobazam for treating seizures associated with Dravet syndrome
Link  NICE TA615: Cannabidiol with clobazam for treating seizures associated with Lennox–Gastaut syndrome
   
Perampanel (Fycompa®)
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Amber SCG
 
Link  Perampanel shared care guidance 2019
Link  NICE CG137: The epilepsies: the diagnosis and management of the epilepsies in adults and children in primary and secondary care
   
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Acetazolamide

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Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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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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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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