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View the UHS antimicrobial guideline here

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

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05.04.01  Expand sub section  Antimalarials
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  • Treatment only on formulary.
  • Prophylaxis for travellers should be prescribed privately.
  • Seek expert advice for other protozoal infestations.
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Treatment of malaria
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Artemether with lumefantrine
Artemether with lumefantrine
(tablet)
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Red

For acute uncomplicated P.falciparum malaria or as oral step down treatment following IV artesunate

 
   
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Chloroquine
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Mefloquine to top
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Primaquine
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Proguanil
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Pyrimethamine
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Quinine
05.04.01  Expand sub section  Tetracyclines to top
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
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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