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Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG
 
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 Formulary Chapter 10: Musculoskeletal and joint diseases - Full Section
Notes:
Unless explicitly stated, any brand names included in brackets next to a drug's generic name are there solely to aid searching and identification, and should not be considered to limit use to that specific brand.  
Numbers in brackets indicate counts of (Formulary items, Non Formulary items)
10.01 Drugs used in rheumatic diseases and gout (0,0)
Rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders (0,0)
Osteoarthritis and soft-tissue disorders (0,1)
10.01.01 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (7,0)
Aspirin (0,0)
10.01.02 Corticosteroids (0,0)
10.01.02.01 Systemic corticosteroids (0,0)
10.01.02.02 Local corticosteroids injections (4,0)
10.01.03 Drugs which suppress the rheumatic disease process (0,0)
Gold (0,0)
Penicillamine (1,0)
Antimalarials (1,0)
Drugs affecting the immune response (21,0)
Sulfasalazine (1,0)
10.01.04 Gout and cytotoxic-induced hyperuricaemia (0,0)
Acute attacks of gout (1,0)
Long-term control of gout (4,0)
Hyperuricaemia associated with cytotoxic drugs (1,0)
10.01.05 Other drugs for rheumatic diseases (0,0)
10.02 Drugs used in neuromuscular disorders (0,0)
10.02.01 Drugs which enhance neuromuscular transmission (0,0)
Anticholinesterases (3,0)
Immunosuppressant therapy (0,0)
Acetylcholine-release enhancers (0,0)
10.02.02 Skeletal muscle relaxants (3,0)
Other muscle relaxants (0,0)
Nocturnal leg cramps (1,0)
10.03 Drugs for the treatment of soft-tissue disorders and topical pain relief (0,0)
Extravasation (0,0)
10.03.01 Enzymes (2,0)
10.03.02 Rubefacients, topical NSAIDs, capsaicin, and poultices (0,0)
Topical NSAIDs and counter-irritants (3,0)
Capsaicin (1,0)
Poultices (0,0)
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