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 Formulary Chapter 28: Specialised infant formulas - Full Chapter
28.02  Expand sub section  Amino Acid Formulae
Alfamino  (SMA / Nestle)
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First Choice
Amber

Prescribe in primary care only as recommended by Paediatric Dietician or Paediatrician

From birth until able to tolerate over the counter products

If a patient presents with clear anaphylactic reaction to cows milk these fomulae should be commenced in primary care, with immediate onward referral to secondary or specialist care.

If formulae top-ups are needed for a child who is otherwise breastfed (mother on a a milk free diet) AAF will be required

 
Neocate LCP (Nutricia)
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First Choice
Amber

Prescribe in primary care only as recommended by Paediatric Dietician or Paediatrician

From birth until able to tolerate over the counter products

If a patient presents with clear anaphylactic reaction to cows milk these fomulae should be commenced in primary care, with immediate onward referral to secondary or specialist care.

If formulae top-ups are needed for a child who is otherwise breastfed (mother on a a milk free diet) AAF will be required

 
NutramigenPuramino (Mead Johnson)
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First Choice
Amber

Prescribe in primary care only as recommended by Paediatric Dietician or Paediatrician

From birth until able to tolerate over the counter products

If a patient presents with clear anaphylactic reaction to cows milk these fomulae should be commenced in primary care, with immediate onward referral to secondary or specialist care.

If formulae top-ups are needed for a child who is otherwise breastfed (mother on a a milk free diet) AAF will be required

 
Neocate Active(r)blackcurrant flavour
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Formulary
Amber

This is not infant formulae - for over 1 year olds only

To only be started if recommended by Paediatric Dietician

 
   
Neocate Advance banana/vanilla flavour (Nutricia)
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Formulary
Amber

This is not infant formulae - for over 1 year olds only

To only be started by Paediatric Dietician

 
   
Neocate Advanceunflavoured (Nutricia)
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Formulary
Amber

This is not infant formulae - for over 1 year olds only

To only be started if recommended by Paediatric Dietician

 
   
NeocateActiveunflavoured (Nutricia)
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Formulary
Amber

Prescribe in primary care only as recommended by Paediatric Dietician or Paediatrician

This is not infant formulae - for over 1 year olds only

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

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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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