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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
09.05.02.02  Expand sub section  Phosphate-binding agents
Aluminium Hydroxide (Alu-Cap)
(Capsules)
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Amber Initiation
 
   
Calcium Acetate (Phosex)
(Tablets)
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Amber Initiation
 
   
Calcium Carbonate (Calcichew)
(Chewable tablets)
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Amber Initiation
 
   
Calcium Salts (Osvaren)
(Tablets)
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Amber Initiation

Red for renal dialysis patients

 
   
Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenol )
(Chewable tablets, oral powder)
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Amber Initiation
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Red for renal dialysis patients

 
   
Sevelamer Carbonate (Renvela)
(tablets, powder for oral suspension)
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Red for renal dialysis patients

 
   
Sevelamer Hydrochloride  (Renagel)
(Tablets)
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Red for renal dialysis patients

 
   
sucroferric oxyhydroxide (Velphoro)
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Red

For management of hyperphosphataemia in adult patients on dialysis only.

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Calcium acetate  (PhosLo)

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Calcium Acetate  (Renacet)

Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (Calcium-500®)

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Non Formulary
 
Colestilan  (BindRen)

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