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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.02.01  Expand sub section  Antipsychotic Drugs
Chlorpromazine
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Formulary
Green
Chlorpromazine HCl Oral Solution 100mg/5ml
Chlorpromazine HCl Oral Solution 25mg/5ml
Chlorpromazine HCl Tablet 25mg
Chlorpromazine HCl Tablet 50mg
Chlorpromazine HCl Tablet 100mg 
   
Haloperidol
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Green
Haloperidol 500microgram Tablets
Haloperidol 1.5mg Tablets
Haloperidol 5mg Tablets
Haloperidol 10mg Tablets
Haloperidol 1mg/5ml Oral Solution (Halkid)
Haloperidol 5mg/5ml Oral Solution SF 
Haloperidol 10mg/5ml Oral Solution SF
 
   
Sulpiride
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Green
Sulpiride Tablets 200mg
Sulpiride Tablets 400mg  
   
04.02.01  Expand sub section  Second-Generation Antipsychotic Drugs
Amisulpride
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Amber E

Amisulpride Tablet 50mg
Amisulpride Tablet 100mg
Amisulpride Tablet 200mg
Amisulpride Tablet 400mg
Amisulpride Oral Solution 100mg/ml SF

See link below for ESCA's.  Please use the ESCA's under the title Agreements - South Staffordshire CCG Locality

 
Link  Essential Shared Care Agreements (ESCA) - MPFT
   
Aripiprazole
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Amber E
High Cost Medicine

FIRST CHOICE
Aripiprazole Tablet 5mg
Aripiprazole Tablet 10mg
Aripiprazole Tablet 15mg
Aripiprazole Tablet 30mg

SECOND CHOICE
Aripiprazole Orodispersible Tablet 10mg S/F
Aripiprazole Orodispersible Tablet 15mg S/F

THIRD CHOICE
Aripiprazole Oral Solution 5mg/5ml- Use liquid only in patients with swallowing difficulties

prescribe generically

See link below for ESCA's.  Please use the ESCA's under the title Agreements - South Staffordshire CCG Locality

 
Link  Essential Shared Care Agreements (ESCA’s) - MPFT
Link  NICE TA213: Aripiprazole for the treatment of schizophrenia in people aged 15 -17 years
Link  NICE TA292: Bipolar disorder (children) - aripiprazole
   
Clozapine (Clozaril®)
(Prescribe by brand)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

Clozapine Tablet 25mg
Clozapine Tablet 50mg
Clozapine Tablet 100mg 
Clozapine Tablet 200mg

Clozapine for treatment resistant schizophrenia in patients who have failed to respond to 2 Antipsychotics - NICE CG178

Restriction: Initiation by psychiatrist registered with Clozapine monitoring service

Patient, prescriber and supplying pharmacist must be registered with the Patient Monitoring Service. Treatment is only continued if there are acceptable leucocyte and neutrophil counts.

Brands include Clozaril, Denzapine or Zaponex

MHRA/CHM advice: Clozapine: reminder of potentially fatal risk of intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction, and paralytic ileus (October 2017)

 
   
Olanzapine (Zyprexa®)
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Amber E

Olanzapine Tablet 2.5mg
Olanzapine Tablet 5mg
Olanzapine Tablet 7.5mg
Olanzapine Tablet 10mg
Olanzapine Tablet 15mg
Olanzapine Tablet 20mg
Olanzapine Orodisper Tablet 5mg
Olanzapine Orodisper Tablet 10mg
Olanzapine Orodisper Tablet 15mg

Do not prescribe Oral Lyophilisates preparations Very Expensive-Applicable in Primary care only.

See link below for ESCA's.  Please use the ESCA's under the title Agreements - South Staffordshire CCG Locality

 
Link  Essential Shared Care Agreements (ESCA’s) - MPFT
   
Quetiapine
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Amber E

FIRST CHOICE- normal release tablets
Quetiapine Tablet 25mg
Quetiapine Tablet 100mg
Quetiapine Tablet 150mg
Quetiapine Tablet 200mg
Quetiapine Tablet 300mg

SECOND CHOICE - MR where there are compliance issues
Zaluron XL Tablet 50mg
Zaluron XL tablet 150mg
Zaluron XL Tablet 200mg
zaluron XL Tablet 300mg
zaluron XL Tablet 400mg

THIRD CHOICE
Biquelle XL Tablet 50mg
Biquelle XL tablet 150mg
Biquelle XL Tablet 200mg
Biquelle XL Tablet 300mg
Biquelle XL Tablet 400mg

See link below for ESCA's.  Please use the ESCA's under the title Agreements - South Staffordshire CCG Locality

 

Prescribers should choose the most cost-effective option (Applicable in Primary care only)

 

 
Link  Essential Shared Care Agreements (ESCA’s) - MPFT
   
Risperidone
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Amber E

Risperidone Tablet 500mcg
Risperidone Tablet 1mg
Risperidone Tablet 2mg
Risperidone Tablet 3mg
Risperidone Tablet 4mg
Risperidone Orodisper Tablet 500mcg SF
Risperidone Orodisper Tablet 1mg SF
Risperidone Orodisper Tablet 2mg SF
Risperidone Orodisper Tablet 3mg SF
Risperidone Orodisper Tablet 4mg SF
Risperidone Oral Solution 1mg/ml SF

See link below for ESCA's.  Please use the ESCA's under the title Agreements - South Staffordshire CCG Locality

 

 
Link  Essential Shared Care Agreements (ESCA’s) - MPFT
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Amisulpride  (Solian®)

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Non Formulary
 
Benperidol  (Anquil®)

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Non Formulary
 
Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride  (Largactil®)

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Non Formulary
 
Clozapine  (Denzapine®)

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Non Formulary
 
Flupentixol  (Depixol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Fluphenazine Hydrochloride  (Moditen®)

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Non Formulary
 
Haloperidol  (Dozic®)

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Haloperidol  (Haldol®)

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Haloperidol  (Serenace®)

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Levomepromazine  (Nozinan®)

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Lurasidone  (Latuda®)

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Paliperidone

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Pericyazine  (Neilactil®)

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Perphenazine  (Fentazin®)

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Pimozide  (Orap®)

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Prochlorperazine

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Non Formulary
 
Promazine Hydrochloride  (Promazine®)

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Non Formulary
 
Sertindole  (Serdolect®)

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Sulpiride  (Dolmatil®)

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Sulpiride  (Sulpor®)

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Trifluoperazine

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Trifluoperazine  (Stelazine®)

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Ziprasidone  (Zeldox®)

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Zotepine  (Zoleptil®)

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Zuclopenthixol  (Clopixol®)

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Zuclopenthixol Acetate  (Clopixol Acuphase®)

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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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Link to children's BNF
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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

Traffic Light Status Information

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  

On Formulary

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