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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Drugs for arrhythmias
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Supraventricular arrhythmias
02.03.02  Expand sub section  Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias
Amiodarone
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Amiodarone HCl Tablet 100mg
Amiodarone HCl Tablet 200mg

Only initiated in hospital.

Beware of potential problems and recognise who is responsible for spotting them e.g. Micro Corneal deposits Photosensitivity Thyroid, Liver, Lung Disorders (Check every 6 months).

NICE CG180 (Atrial fibrillation): Do not offer amiodarone for long-term rate control.

 
   
Disopyramide
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Amber
Disopyramide Capsule 100mg
Disopyramide Capsule 150mg 
   
Flecainide
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Amber
Flecainide Acetate Tablet 50mg
Flecainide Acetate Tablet 100mg 
   
Propafenone
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Amber
Propafenone HCl Tablet 150mg
Propafenone HCl Tablet 300mg
 
   
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Amiodarone Hydrochloride  (Cordarone® X)

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Disopyramide  (Rythmodan®)

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Disopyramide  (Rythmodan® Retard)

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Flecainide Acetate  (Tambocor®)

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Propafenone  (Arthmol)

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Red

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)   

Green

Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  

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