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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
05.03.02.02  Expand sub section  Cytomegalovirus infrection
Foscarnet Sodium (Foscavir)
(Injection)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

CMV retinitis

 
   
Ganciclovir (Cymevene)
(Injection)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

CMV infections only - intravenous

 
   
Letermovir (Prevymis)
(Tablets)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
NHS England
 
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Valganciclovir (Valcyte)
(oral)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

For CMV treatment only

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Cidofovir infusion  (Vistide)

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High Cost Medicine
 
  
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
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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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.  

Blue

For prescribing in primary care only  

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