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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
Notes:

View the UHS antimicrobial guideline here

View the South Central Antimicrobial Network guidelines for antibiotic prescribing in the community here

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05.01.04  Expand sub section  Aminoglycosides
Amikacin
(injection)
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Red
 
   
Gentamicin
(injection)
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Red
 
   
Neomycin Sulphate
(tablet/liquid)
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Red

Restricted Item Cancer care for gut sterilisation prior to BMT

unlicensed Liquid is unlicensed

 
   
Tobramycin
(Nebules)
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Amber Initiation
High Cost Medicine

Restricted Item Specialist use only

 
   
Tobramycin
(injection/dry powder inhaler)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

Restricted Item Dry powder inhaler specialist use only

 
Link  NICE TA 276 - Dry powder inhalers for pseudomonas lung infection in cystic fibrosis
   
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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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