Specialist Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) feed used in liver disease, fat malabsorption and pancreatic insufficiency only.
For use on the recommendation fromtertiary centre only.
Not kept in stock
Bought in on the request of dietitians only
Neocate® Syneo Infant Formula
Infants with cow’s milk allergy who require an amino acid based formula with the addition of pre- and pro-biotics (Specialist initiation only)
Nutramigen Powder 1 and 2
For use on the recommendation of a dietitian only
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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 - these drugs require specialist initiation or recommendation
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 - Drugs for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GP’s should not be asked to prescribe these products.
Red ULM - Unlicensed medicines for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GP’s should not be asked to prescribe these products.
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 - Drugs not routinely commissioned so should not usually be prescribed