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 Formulary Chapter 1: Gastro-intestinal system - Full Chapter
01.01  Expand sub section  Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Antacids and simeticone
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Aluminium and magnesium containing antacids
Co-magaldrox
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Formulary
Green

Mucogel Suspension
Maalox Suspension

Magnesium hydroxide, dried aluminium hydroxide (low Na+)

Combination of aluminium and magnesium may reduce GI side effects.

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self care

 

 

 
   
01.01.01  Expand sub section  Simeticine alone
Simeticone (Infacol)
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Formulary
Green

     Self Care Self Care Medicine -Available OTC for self-care.

 
   
01.01.02  Expand sub section  Compound alginates and proprietary indigestion preparations to top
PeptacLiquid
(Alternative to Gaviscon)
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First Choice
Green

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self-care.

Na+ content 3.1 mmol/5ml

 
GavisconAdvance
(Liquid)
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Second Choice
Green

Self Care Self Care Medicine -Available OTC for self care

      

 
Link  NICE CG184: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management
   
GavisconInfant (Oral Powder Sachets)
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Green

Each half of the dual-sachet is identified as ‘one dose’.

To avoid errors prescribe with directions in terms of ‘dose’.

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Aluminimum Hydroxide

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Non Formulary
 
Aluminium Only Preparations  (Alu-Cap)

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Non Formulary
 
Co-magaldrox 1100

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Non Formulary
 
Gripe Mixture

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Non Formulary
 
Magnesium Carbonate

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Non Formulary
 
Magnesium Trisilicate Mixture BP

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Non Formulary
 
Simeticone  (Dentinox®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Controlled Drug
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High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
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CCG

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Drugs which require special consideration. These are drugs for Consultant Prescribing ONLY. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  

Amber

Drugs that should be initiated by a Specialist but are suitable for continuation in Primary Care. For some drugs there may be a Ricad in place to aid the transition to primary care.  

Amber E

Drugs that should be initiated by a Specialist but are suitable for continuation in Primary Care but also require and ESCA (Shared Care Agreement)   

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Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  

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