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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.04  Expand sub section  CNS stimulants and other drugs used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Controlled Drug Methylphenidate hydrochoride
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Restriction: Initiation and stabilisation by specialist
 
Note Different versions of modified-release preparations may not have the same clinical effect. To avoid confusion between these different formulations of methylphenidate, prescribers should specify the brand to be dispensed

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

 

 
Atomoxetine (Strattera®)
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Formulary
Amber E

Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 10mg
Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 18mg
Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 25mg
Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 40mg
Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 60mg
Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 80mg
Atomoxetine HCl Capsule 100mg

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

 
Link  Essential Shared Care Agreement (ESCA’s) -MPFT
   
Controlled Drug Dexamfetamine
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Formulary
Amber E

Dexamfet Sulfate Tablet 5mg

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
   
Lisdexamfetamine (Elvanse®)
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Formulary
Amber E

Lisdexamfetamine 20mg cap 
Lisdexamfetamine 30mg cap
Lisdexamfetamine 40mg cap
Lisdexamfetamine 50mg cap
Lisdexamfetamine 60mg cap
Lisdexamfetamine 70mg cap

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

 

 
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Controlled Drug  Methylphenidate Hydrochloride  (Equasym® XL)

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Non Formulary
 
Controlled Drug  Methylphenidate Hydrochloride  (Ritalin®)

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Non Formulary
 
Modafinil  (Provigil®)

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Non Formulary

MHRA/CHM advice (updated November 2020): Modafinil (Provigil®): increased risk of congenital malformations if used during pregnancy

 
  
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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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