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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.07.03  Expand sub section  Neuropathic pain
Amitriptyline
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Amitriptyline Tablets 10mg, 25mg, 50mg




Unlicensed use in Neuropathic Pain is recommended by NICE CG96 
   
Controlled Drug Gabapentin
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Capsules 100mg
Capsules 300mg
Capsules 400mg

Oral Solution 50mg/ml

CDAs of the 1st April 2019 Gabapentin is re-classified as a Schedule 3 Controlled Drug

 
   
Controlled Drug Pregabalin
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Pregabalin Capsule 25mg
Pregabalin Capsule 50mg
Pregabalin Capsule 75mg
Pregabalin Capsule 100mg
Pregabalin Capsule 150mg
Pregabalin Capsule 200mg
Pregabalin Capsule 225mg
Pregabalin Capsule 300mg
Pregabalin Oral Soln 100mg/5ml S/F - for patients with swallowing difficulties ONLY

The Capsules are flat priced so dose optimise when increasing Daily Doses, e.g. 1x50mg twice a day is cheaper to prescribe than 2x25mg twice a day.

CDAs of the 1st April 2019 Pregabalin is re-classified as a Schedule 3 Controlled Drug

 
   
Carbamazepine
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Tablets 100mg
Tablets 200mg
Tablets 400mg

 
   
Nortriptyline
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Allegron Tablets 10mg and 25mg

Please note the 10mg & 25mg Tablets are VERY EXPENSIVE items 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Ketamine oral solution

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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)   

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Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  

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