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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.03.04  Expand sub section  Other antidepressant drugs
Venlafaxine Tablets
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Venlafaxine Capsules 75mg
 
   
Venlafaxine M/R capsules
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Venlafaxine Capsules 75mg M/R
Venlafaxine Capsules 150mg M/R
Venlafaxine Capsules 225mg M/R (prescribe 225mg strength as Vensir)

Drug tariff price for 75mg and 150mg capsules now based on Vensir so can be prescribed generically

Please note licensed in depression and not anxiety
 
   
Venlafaxine M/R Tablets
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Venlafaxine tablets 75mg M/R
Venlafaxine tablets 150mg M/R
Venlafaxine tablets 225mg M/R

Prescribe generically.

Please note first line is Vensir mr caspules for depression
However the tablets are licensed in anxiety.
 
   
Mirtazapine
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Mirtazapine Tablet 15mg
Mirtazapine Tablet 30mg
Mirtazapine Tablet 45mg

Mirtazapine Orodisper Tab 15mg
Mirtazapine Orodisper Tab 30mg
Mirtazapine Orodisper Tab 45mg

 
   
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
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Duloxetine HCl Capsule G/R 30mg
Duloxetine HCl Capsule G/R 60mg
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Agomelatine  (Valdoxan)

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Non Formulary
 
Flupentixol  (Fluanxol)

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Non Formulary
 
Mirtazapine  (Zispin SolTab)

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Non Formulary Prescribe generically
 
Reboxetine  (Edronex)

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Non Formulary
 
Tryptophan

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Non Formulary
 
Trytophan  (Optimax®)

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Non Formulary
 
Venlafaxine  (Efexor XL)

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Non Formulary
 
Venlafaxine  (Foraven XL®)

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Non Formulary
 
Venlafaxine  (Valdoxan®)

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Non Formulary
 
Venlafaxine  (Venaxx XL®)

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Venlafaxine  (Venlalic® XL)

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Venlafaxine  (Winfex®)

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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.  

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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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