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11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular diagnostic and peri-operative preparations and photodynamic treatment
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular diagnostic preparations
Fluorescein
(1%/ 2% unit dose eye drops)
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Red

Minims®. Preservative-free.

 
   
Indocyanine green
(inj)
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Unlicensed Drug Unlicensed
Red
 
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular peri-operative drugs
Acetylcholine chloride 1% (Miochol-E®)
(intraocular inj)
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Apraclonidine (Iopidine®)
(0.5% eye drops/ 1% unit dose eye drops)
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note Note: different licensed indications for different strengths (refer to SPCs).

1% unit dose eye drops are preservative-free.

 
   
Ketorolac trometamol  (Acular®)
(0.5% eye drops)
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note Note: licensed for use up to 3 weeks post-operatively

 
   
Perfluorodecalin (perflunafene)
(ophthalmic inj)
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unlicensed unlicensed

 
   
Silicone fluid 5700 CS liq
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Red

unlicensed unlicensed

 
   
Sodium hyaluronate 1% (Provisc®)
(intraocular inj)
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Red

Restricted Item Ophthalmology only

note First line for routine cataract surgery cases.

 
   
Sodium hyaluronate 1.4% (Healonid GV)
(intraocular inj)
Formulary
Red

Restricted Item Ophthalmology only

note Second line for more complex cataract surgery cases

 
   
Sodium hyaluronate 1% (Healonid®)
(intraocular inj)
Formulary
Red

Restricted Item Ophthalmology only

note Corneal grafts or other corneal surgery

 
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Subfoveal choroidal neovascularisation
Aflibercept
(intravitreal inj)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
 
Link  NICE TA294: Wet age-related macular degeneration
Link  NICE TA305: Visual impairment caused by macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion
Link  NICE TA346: Diabetic macular oedema
Link  NICE TA409: Visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion
Link  NICE TA486:Aflibercept for treating choroidal neovascularisation
   
Interferon alfa 2a
(eye drops)
Formulary
Red

unlicensed Unlicensed

Restricted Item For specialist use only

 
   
Ranibizumab
(intravitreal inj)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
 
Link  NICE TA155: Age-related macular degeneration
Link  NICE TA274: Diabetic macular oedema
Link  NICE TA283: Visual impairment caused by macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion
Link  NICE TA298: Choroidal neovascularisation associated with pathological myopia
   
Verteporfin  (Visudyne®)
(inj)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
 
Link  NICE TA68: Photodynamic therapy for age related macular degeneration
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Vitreomacular traction to top
Ocriplasmin (Jetrea®)
(intravitreal inj)
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Red
High Cost Medicine
 
Link  NICE TA297: Vitreomacular traction
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Bevacizumab intravitreal inj

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Non Formulary
Black
High Cost Medicine

unlicensed Unlicensed 

 
Bromfenac eye drops  (Yellox®)

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Nepafenac eye drops  (Nevanac®)

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Black
 
Pegaptanib intravitreal inj  (Macugen®)

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Black
High Cost Medicine
Link  NICE TA155: Age-related macular degeneration
 
  
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Controlled Drug
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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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