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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.10.02  Expand sub section  Nicotine dependence
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Everyone Health, the service provider for smoking cessation service confirms it is now open to all tobacco smokers, living anywhere in Staffordshire, aged 40 years and over. Referrals can still be made by calling the contact centre on 0333 005 0095, or via email: eh.staffs@nhs.net

Link to website - everyonehealth.co.uk

Nicotine Replacement Therapy
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Restriction: As part of a smoking cessation programme or during inpatient stay only.

Commissioned by Staffordshire County Council. GPs should not routinely prescribe; patients should be directed to a local provider of stop smoking services to access support and treatment.

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self-care.

 
Link  My Health and Wellbeing Planner
Link  UKMI Q&A: Smoking and Drug Interactions
   
Varenicline (Champix)
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Red

Varenicline Tart Tablet 0.5mg
Varenicline Tart Tablet 1mg

Varenicline Starter Pack (11 x 500mcg Tabs + 14 x 1mg Tabs)

Restriction: As part of a smoking cessation programme only.

 
Link  NICE TA123: Varenicline
   
Bupropion Hydrochloride (Zyban)
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Red

Bupropion HCl Tablet 150mg M/R
 
Restriction: As part of a smoking cessation programme only.
 

MHRA/CHM advice: Bupropion (Zyban®): risk of serotonin syndrome with use with other serotonergic drugs (November 2020)

 
   
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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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