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 Formulary Chapter 6: Endocrine system - Full Chapter
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Other antidiabetic drugs
Alogliptin (Vipidia▼)
(tablets)
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First Choice
Green

First choice DPP-4 inhibitor for new initiations

 
Acarbose (Glucobay)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green
 
   
Canagliflozin (Invokana▼)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green
 
Link  NICE TA315: Canagliflozin for type 2 diabetes
Link  NICE TA390: Canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin as monotherapies for treating type 2 diabetes
   
Dapagliflozin (Forxiga▼)
(tablets)
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Formulary

Green For use in type 2 diabetics

 

Red For use in type 1 diabetics

 
Link  NICE TA 418 Dapagliflozin in triple therapy for treating type 2 diabetes
Link  NICE TA390: Canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin as monotherapies for treating type 2 diabetes
Link  NICE TA288: Dapagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes
Link  NICE TA597: Dapagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes
   
Dulaglutide
(Once weekly injection)
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Formulary
Green

For type 2 diabetes

 
   
Empagliflozin (Jardiance▼)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green
 
Link  NICE TA336: Empagliflozin for type 2 diabetes
Link  NICE TA390: Canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin as monotherapies for treating type 2 diabetes
   
ErtugliflozinBlack Triangle (Steglatro)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green
 
Link  NICE TA 572: Ertugliflozin as monotherapy or with metformin for treating type 2 diabetes
Link  NICE TA 583: Ertugliflozin with metformin and a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor for treating type 2 diabetes
   
Exenatide (Byetta▼)
(injection)
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Formulary
Green

Twice daily injection - type 2 diabetes

 
   
Exenatide prolonged release (Bydureon▼)
(injection)
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Formulary
Green

Once weekly injection for type 2 diabetes

 
Link  NICE NG 28: Type 2 diabetes in adults: management
   
Linagliptin (Trajenta▼)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green
 
   
Liraglutide (Victoza)
(injection)
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Formulary
Green

Once daily injection for type 2 diabetes

 
   
Pioglitazone (Actos)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green
 
   
Pioglitazone and Metfomin (Competact)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green

For patients established on both agents

 
   
Repaglinide (Prandin)
(tablets)
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Amber Initiation

Secondary Care initiated

 

Alternative to sulphonylurea in selected patients

 
   
SemaglutideBlack Triangle (Ozempic)
(pre-filled injection pen)
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Formulary
Green

Once weekly injection for type 2 diabetes

 
   
Sitagliptin (Januvia)
(tablets)
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Formulary
Green

 


 

 
   
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  DPP-4 inhibitors
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  GLP-1 mimetics
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  SGLT2 inhibitors
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Other to top
Sotagliflozin
(Tablets)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

For use by the hospital diabetes team only

 
Link  NICE TA622: Sotagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Albiglutide  (Eperzan)

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Non Formulary

Will be discontinued from commercial sale worldwide in July 2018. This withdrawal is on commercial grounds only and not related to safety or efficacy of the medicine. Albiglutide is not on the formulary, but may be encountered when treating out-of-area patients.


 

 
Alogliptin / metformin  (Vipdomet)

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Non Formulary
 
Alogliptin / pioglitazone  (Incresync)

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Non Formulary
 
Canagliflozin / metformin IR  (Vokanamet)

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Non Formulary
 
Dapagliflozin / metformin  (Xigduo)

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Non Formulary
 
Empagliflozin + linagliptin  (Glyxambi)

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Non Formulary
 
Empagliflozin and Metformin  (Synjardy)

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Non Formulary
 
Linagliptin/ metformin  (Jentadueto)

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Non Formulary
 
Lixisenatide  (Lyxumia▼)
(injection)

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Non Formulary

Once daily injection for type 2 diabetes

 
Nateglinide  (Starlix)

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Non Formulary
 
Saxagliptin  (Onglyza)

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Non Formulary
 
Saxagliptin and metformin  (Komboglyze)

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Non Formulary
 
Sitagliptin and Metformin  (Janumet)

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Non Formulary
 
Vildagliptin

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Non Formulary
 
  
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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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