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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Parenteral anticoagulants
Argatroban (Exembol)
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Red

Under advice of haematology only.

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin
Heparin Calcium injection
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Red
 
   
Heparin Sodium injection
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Red
 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Low molecular weight heparins
Enoxaparin (Clexane )
(injection)
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Amber Initiation

Prescribe by BRAND name

 
   
Enoxaparin (biosimilar) (Inhixa)
(injection)
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Amber Initiation

Prescribe by BRAND name

 
   
Tinzaparin
(injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Restricted Item Information on restriction - haemodialysis only

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparinoids
Danaparoid (Orgaran)
(Injection 750 units)
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Red
 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Hirudins to top
Bivalirudin (Angiox)
(injection)
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Red
 
Link  NICE TA230 : Bivalirudin for the treatment of STEMI, 2011
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Heparin flushes
Heparin 10units per ml injection (Hepsal)
(heparin flushes)
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Red

Amber Initiation for use in paediatric patients only where being administered by community nurses

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Epoprostenol
Epoprostenol (Flolan)
(for infusion)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

Restricted Item Information on restriction - Restricted to Neonatal unit, Surgery and Critical Care only

 
   
02.08.01  Expand sub section  Fondaparinux
Fondaparinux (Arixtra)
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Red

For use in patients with a previous history of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) for thromboprophylaxis

Under advice of haematology for use in treatment of HIT (off-label use)

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Bemiparin

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Non Formulary
 
Canusal

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Non Formulary
 
Dalteparin

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Non Formulary
 
Lepirudin

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
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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