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11.06  Expand sub section  Treatment of glaucoma
11.06  Expand sub section  Beta-blockers
11.06  Expand sub section  Prostaglandin analogues
Latanoprost
(eye drops/unit dose eye drops)
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First Choice
Amber Recommended

note Generic prescribing recommended.

First line prostaglandin analogue.

Restricted Item Unit dose drops only for patients allergic/intolerant of preservatives, or high risk of developing allergy

 
Latanoprost with timolol
(eye drops/unit dose eye drops)
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First Choice
Amber Recommended

note Generic prescribing recommended

First choice if a combination prostaglandin analogue/beta-blocker is required. 

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Bimatoprost
(eye drops/unit dose eye drops)
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Amber Recommended

Not a first line choice

Restricted Item Unit dose drops only for patients allergic/intolerant of preservatives, or high risk of developing allergy

 
   
Bimatoprost with timolol (Ganfort)
(eye drops/unit dose eye drops)
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Amber Recommended

Not a first line choice

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Tafluprost
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Amber Recommended

Not a first line choice.

Preservative-free.

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Tafluprost with timolol (Taptiqom)
(unit dose eye drops)
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Amber Recommended

Not a first line choice.

Preservative-free.

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Travoprost (Travatan)
(eye drops)
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Amber Recommended

Not a first-line choice.

Restricted Item Only for patients with allergy to benzalkonium chloride. Prescribe by brand name as other brands may contain benzalkonium chloride.

 
   
Travoprost with timolol (DuoTrav)
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Amber Recommended

Not a first-line choice.

Restricted Item Only for patients with allergy to benzalkonium chloride. Prescribe by brand name as other brands may contain benzalkonium chloride.

 
   
11.06  Expand sub section  Sympathomimetics
11.06  Expand sub section  Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and systemic drugs to top
11.06  Expand sub section  Miotics
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Status Description

Green

Suitable for prescribing by all in both primary and secondary care.  

Amber Recommended

Specialist recommended but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber Initiation

Specialist initiated but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber SCG

Specialist initiated and for continuation in primary care under a locally approved shared care guideline.  

Red

Suitable for prescribing in specialist settings (secondary care) only.   

Red Specialist Centre

Secondary care medicines to be used under specialised commissioning arrangements only.  

Blue

For primary care, either via FP10 or supplied through specialist services. These products may be stocked by hospital pharmacies only for supply to primary care units/wards or for continuing supplies for patients admitted on therapy.  

Black

Not recommended for use.  

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