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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
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05.03.01  Expand sub section  HIV infection
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Abacavir (Ziagen)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine
See commissioning and funding guidance from NHS England. 
   
Abacavir and Lamivudine (generic brands)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with anti-retroviral drugs). See BHIVA Guidelines.

Use generic formulations - Kivexa is non-formulary 
   
Abacavir and Lamivudine and Zidovudine (Trizivir)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs). As per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
Abacavir with Lamivudine and Dolutegravir (Triumeq)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs.  
   
Didanosine (Videx)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs, as per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
Emtricitabine (Emtriva)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Not routinely commissioned by NHS England for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs. Policy in progress. 
   
Emtricitabine & Tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (Descovy)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs, as per BHIVA Guidelines.  
   
Emtricitabine and tenofovir (Truvada)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs) as per BHIVA guidelines. 
   
Emtricitabine, efavirenz and tenofovir  (Atripla)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs) as per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
Lamivudine (Generic, Epivir)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retrovirals).  
   
Stavudine (Zerit)
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Formulary
Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs), as per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
Tenofovir Disproxil (Generic, Viread)
(HIV)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

Generic product should be used where possible.

Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs) as per BHIVA Guidelines.

 
   
Tenofovir with etricitabine and rilpivirine (Eviplera)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs, as per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
Tenofovir, elvitegravir, cobicistat, &and emtricitabine (Stribild)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England for HIV in combination with other anti-retrovirals, as per NHS England policy B06/PS/a. 
   
Zidovudine
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs), as per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
Zidovudine and Lamivudine
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Red
High Cost Medicine
Commissioned by NHS England (for HIV in combination with other anti-retroviral drugs), as per BHIVA Guidelines. 
   
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Protease inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Other antiretrovirals to top
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Pharmacokinetic enhancers of anti-retrovirals
05.03.01  Expand sub section  Combination Products
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 Non Formulary Items
Abacavir and Lamivudine  (Kivexa)

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Non Formulary Kivexa brand is non-formulary - generic formulations are on the formulary and can be dispensed.
 
  
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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
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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

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  

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