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 Formulary Chapter 3: Respiratory system - Full Chapter
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03.04.01  Expand sub section  Antihistamines
03.04.01  Expand sub section  Non-sedating antihistamines
03.04.01  Expand sub section  Sedating antihistamines
Chlorphenamine
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Chlorphenamine Maleate Oral Solution 2mg/5ml
Chlorphenamine Maleate Tablet 4mg

Self Care Self Care Medicine- Available OTC for self care. Please note exceptions may apply.

 


Sedating.

 
   
Hydroxyzine
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Hydroxyzine HCl Tablet 10mg
Hydroxyzine HCl Tablet 25mg
Hydroxyzine HCl Oral Solution 10mg/5ml


Pruritus. 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update: Hydroxyzine (Atarax, Ucerax): risk of QT interval prolongation and Torsade de pointes
   
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 Non Formulary Items
alimemazine tartrate

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Non Formulary
High Cost Medicine
This product is extremely expensive and as such is non formulary please review patients to other antihistamines
 
Chlorphenamine Maleate  (Piriton®)

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Non Formulary
 
Clemastine  (Tevegil)

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Non Formulary
 
Cyproheptadine  (Periactin)

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Non Formulary
 
Ketotifen  (Zaditen®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
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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.  

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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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