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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
11.06  Expand sub section  Sympathomimetics
11.06  Expand sub section  Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and systemic drugs to top
Dorzolamide
(eye drops)
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First Choice
Amber Recommended
 
Brinzolamide
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Second Choice
Amber Recommended
 
   
Acetazolamide
(tab/MR cap)
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Amber Recommended
 
   
Acetazolamide
(inj)
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Red
 
   
Brinzolamide with brimonidine (Simbrinza)
(suspension eye drops)
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Amber Recommended

Not a first line option

 
   
Brinzolamide with timolol (Azarga)
(suspension eye drops )
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Amber Recommended

Not a first line option

 
   
Dorzolamide preservative-free (Eydelto)
(eye drops)
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Blue

Restricted Item In primary care as a more cost effective alternative to unit dose eye drops. Only for patients allergic/intolerant of preservatives, or high risk of developing allergy

 
   
Dorzolamide with timolol
(eye drops/unit dose eye drops)
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Amber Recommended

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

 
   
Dorzolamide with timolol preservative-free (Eylamdo, Cosopt iMulti)
(eye drops)
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Blue

Restricted Item In primary care as a more cost effective alternative to unit dose eye drops. Only for patients allergic/intolerant of preservatives, or high risk of developing allergy.

 
   
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Unlicensed
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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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