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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.08.02  Expand sub section  Drugs used in status epilepticus
Clonazepam
(injection)
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Green

unlicensed unlicensed

 
   
Diazepam (epilepsy)
(rectal liquid/injection/emulsion injection)
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Green
 
   
Lorazepam (epilepsy)
(injection)
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Green
 
   
Controlled Drug Midazolam buccal liquid (seizures)
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Amber Initiation

unlicensed unlicensed

Child Health only

 
   
Controlled Drug Midazolam oromucosal solution (seizures)
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Amber Recommended

Amber for children with a seizure disorder

 
   
Paraldehyde and olive oil enema
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Red

unlicensed unlicensed

 
   
Controlled Drug Phenobarbital
(injection)
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Red
 
   
Phenytoin
(injection)
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Red
 
   
Pyridoxine
(injection)
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Red

unlicensed unlicensed

Restricted Item Child Health only.

 
   
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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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