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 Formulary Chapter 12: Ear, nose and oropharynx - Full Chapter
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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.
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12.03.01  Expand sub section  Drugs for oral ulceration and inflammation
Benzydamine (Difflam)
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Green
  • Benzydamine Oral Spray
  • Benzydamine Mouthwash (Oral Rinse)
 
   
Carmellose Sodium (Orabase)
(Oral Paste)
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Green
  • Carmellose Sodium Oral Paste
 
   
Choline Salicylate (Bonjela Adult)
(Oral Gel)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
  • Choline Salicylate Oral Gel

For patients over 16 years only.

 
   
Gelclair
(Oral Gel)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber
  • Gelclair Oral Gel

ENT, Oncology and Haematology use only.

 
   
Lidocaine Hydrochloride , Cetalkonium Chloride  (Bonjela Teething Gel)
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Green
  • Lidocaine Hydrochloride , Cetalkonium Chloride Teething Gel
 
Link  DSU:Oral lidocaine-containing products for infant teething: only to be available under the supervision of a pharmacist (December 2018)
   
Antacid with Oxetacaine
(Sugar Free Suspension)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
  • Antacid with Oxetacaine Sugar Free Suspension

Restricted for Oncology and Haematology patients only
unlicensed unlicensed special ULM

 
   
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Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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Cytotoxic Drug
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Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

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Status Description

Green

Green - Drugs suitable for generalised use in accordance with position summary. Inform primary care of need to prescribe using a TTO chart if in patient or Treatment Advice Note (TAN) if Outpatient.   

Amber

Amber - these drugs require specialist initiation or recommendation  

Amber SCG

Amber Share Care - Drugs suitable for generalist use, in accordance with position summary, normally following specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.  

Red

Red - Drugs for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GPs should not be asked to prescribe these products.  

Red ULM

Red ULM - Unlicensed medicines for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GPs should not be asked to prescribe these products.  

Grey

Grey drugs - No formal commissioning position. Check appropriate CCG /NHSE commissioning list or contact CCG/NHSE Medicines Management team for advice. Fill in individual funding request for appropriate CCG/NHSE. This will need to be signed by the Chief Pharmacist and a copy of the relevant DTC submission attached.   

Black

Black - Drugs not routinely commissioned so should not usually be prescribed  

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