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 Formulary Chapter 12: Ear, nose and oropharynx - Full Chapter
12.03.01  Expand sub section  Drugs for oral ulceration and inflammation
Antacid with Oxetacaine
(Mouthwash)
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Amber Initiation

unlicensedunlicensed - Refer to mouthcare guidelines

 
Link  PHT Mouthcare guidelines for patients undergoing chemotherapy/radiotherapy DTG 26.04
   
Caphosol®
(Solution)
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Amber Initiation

Prophylaxis and treatment of oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy

 
Link  PHT Mouthcare guidelines for patients undergoing chemotherapy/radiotherapy DTG 26.04
   
Choline Salicylate (Bonjela® Adult)
(Dental Gel)
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Red
 
   
Hydrocortisone 2.5mg mucoadhesive buccal tablets
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Green
 
   
Benzydamine (Difflam®)
(Oral Rinse / Spray)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

NHS England low value medicine

A prescription for treatment of acute sore throat should not be offered in primary care as the condition is self-limiting and will clear up on its own without the need for treatment

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Doxycycline  (Periostat®)

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Flurbiprofen lozenge

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Gelclair®

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Glycerol dioleate  (Episil®)

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Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
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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Status Description

Green

Primary and Secondary Care (unrestricted) – may be prescribed by GPs, hospital doctors or other qualified prescribers in primary and secondary care  

Amber Initiation

Amber Initiated: first prescription from specialist, on going supplies from primary care (or when stabilised on therapy).  

Amber Recommended

Amber recommended: first prescription may be supplied by primary care under the advice of a specialist.  

Amber with Shared Care

For initiation within a specialist service followed by ongoing prescribing in primary care according to published shared care guidance  

Red

For initiation and ongoing prescribing in secondary care only. Medicines in this category may be further restricted to use by specific hospital departments only.  

Blue

For prescribing in primary care only  

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