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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.12  Expand sub section  Lipid-regulating drugs
02.12  Expand sub section  Statins
Atorvastatin
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Atorvastatin Tablet 10mg
Atorvastatin Tablet 20mg
Atorvastatin Tablet 40mg
Atorvastatin Tablet 80mg
 
Link  NICE CG181 - Lipid modification: cardiovascular risk assessment and the modification of blood lipids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
   
Simvastatin
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Simvastatin Tablet 10mg
Simvastatin Tablet 20mg
Simvastatin Tablet 40mg
Simvastatin Tablet 80mg
 
   
Pravastatin
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Green
Pravastatin Sodium Tablet 10mg
Pravastatin Sodium Tablet 20mg
Pravastatin Sodium Tablet 40mg
 
   
Rosuvastatin
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Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablet 5mg
Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablet 10mg
Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablet 20mg
Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablet 40mg 
 

 
   
02.12  Expand sub section  Bile acid sequestrants
02.12  Expand sub section  Ezetimibe
02.12  Expand sub section  Fibrates to top
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 Non Formulary Items
Atovastatin  (Lipitor)

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  • Prescribe generically
 
Fluvastatin  (Lescol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Fluvastatin  (Lescol® XL)

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Non Formulary
 
Pravastatin Sodium  (Lipostat®)

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Non Formulary
 
Simvastatin  (Zocor®)

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Non Formulary
 
Simvastatin and Ezetimibe  (Inegy)

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Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

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Status Description

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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