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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.02.03  Expand sub section  Potassium-sparing diuretics and aldosterone antagonists
Amiloride Hydrochloride
(Tablets, Oral solution)
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02.02.03  Expand sub section  Aldosterone antagonists
Spironolactone tablets
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Eplerenone tablets
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Left ventricular dysfunction (LVEF <40%) and clinical evidence of heart failure after recent myocardial infarction. NYHA class II CHF and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVEF <30%) in addition to standard optimal therapy.

 
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Spironolactone 50mg in 5ml
(oral suspension)
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Paediatrics only

 
   
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Triamterene  (Dytac®)

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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  

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

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For prescribing in primary care only  

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