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04.07.01  Expand sub section  Non-opioid analgesics and compound analgesic preparations
04.07.01  Expand sub section  Compound analgesic preparations
Paracetamol and codeine (Co-codamol 8/500)
(Effervescent tablet)
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Green

Soluble preparations have a high sodium content

 
   
Paracetamol and codeine (Co-codamol 30/500)
(tablet/effervescent tablet)
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Green

Restricted Item Effervescent tablets restricted to patients with swallowing difficulties/enteral feeding tubes.

 
   
Paracetamol and dihydrocodeine (Co-dydramol 10/500)
(tablet)
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Green
 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update Jan 2018: Co-dydramol: prescribe and dispense by strength to minimise risk of medication error
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Nefopam

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Non Formulary
 
Paracetamol and dextropropoxyphene  (Co-proxamol)

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Non Formulary

unlicensed unlicensed

 
  
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine

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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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