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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.09  Expand sub section  Antiplatelet drugs
Aspirin (antiplatelet)
(Dispersible tablets 75mg)
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Green
 
   
Clopidogrel
(Tablets)
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Green

Prescribe generically

 
Link  NICE TA210 - Clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole for the prevention of occlusive vascular events
   
Clopidogrel 1mg in 1ml
(suspension)
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Amber Initiation

Unlicensed special listed in Drug Tariff

 

Paediatrics only

 
   
Dipyridamole MR capsules (Persantin Retard)
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Green
 
Link  NICE TA210 - Clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole for the prevention of occlusive vascular events
   
Prasugrel (Efient)
(Tablets)
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Amber Initiation

Acute Coronary Syndromes with percutaneous coronary intervention.

 
Link  NICE TA317 (replaces TA182): Acute coronary syndrome - prasugrel
   
Ticagrelor (Brilique)
(Tablets)
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Amber Initiation

In combination with aspirin for prevention of atherothrombotic events in ACS -  90mg bd for up to 12 months

 

In combination with aspirin in people with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) and a high risk of developing an atherothrombotic event - 60mg bd for up to 3 years

 
Link  NICE TA 420 Ticagrelor for preventing atherothrombotic events after myocardial infarction
Link  NICE TA236: Ticagrelor for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
   
Cangrelor
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Restricted Item Information on restriction - Only for patients undergoing primary PCI where oral administration of P2Y12 inhibitor is not possible.

 
Link  NICE TA351: Reducing Artherothrombotic Events
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Abciximab

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Non Formulary
 
Aspirin (antiplatelet)  (Angettes® 75)

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Non Formulary
 
Clopidogrel 300mg  (Plavix)

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Non Formulary
 
Dipyridamole  (Persantin®)

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Non Formulary
 
Dipyridamole and Aspirin

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Non Formulary
 
Eptifibatide  (Integrilin)

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Non Formulary
 
Tirofiban  (Aggrastat)

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Non Formulary
 
Vorapaxar  (Zontivity)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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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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