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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.09.01  Expand sub section  Dopaminergic drugs used in Parkinsons disease
04.09.01  Expand sub section  Dopamine receptor agonists
Apomorphine
(injection )
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Red

Consultant only - requires specialist initiation and supervision

 
   
Bromocriptine
(tablets, capsules)
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Amber Initiation
 
   
Cabergoline
(tablets)
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Amber Initiation
 
   
Pramipexole
(tablets, modified release tablets)
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Amber Recommended

NOT for restless legs syndrome.

Cost effecive brand for prescribing in primary care is Pipexus.

 
   
Ropinirole
(tablets, modified release tablets)
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Amber Recommended

Can be used for Parkinson's Disease, restless legs syndrome if initiated by Sleep Clinic or symptom control in renal palliative care (off-license).  MR formulation may improve adherence

Cost effective brand for primary care is Spiroco or Ipinnia

 
   
Rotigotine (Neupro®)
(Transdermal patches)
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Amber with Shared Care
 
Link  Rotigotine shared care guideline February 2019
   
04.09.01  Expand sub section  Levodopa
04.09.01  Expand sub section  Monoamine-oxidase-B inhibitors
04.09.01  Expand sub section  Catachol-O-methyltransferase inhibitors to top
04.09.01  Expand sub section  Amantadine
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Pergolide

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Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
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High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
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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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