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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
05.02  Expand sub section  Antifungal drugs
Amphotericin
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Amphotericin (Abelcet)
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Amphotericin (AmBisome)
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Amphotericin Liposomal
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This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Fungal Infection

 
   
Fluconazole
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Fluconazole Cap 50mg
Fluconazole Cap 150mg
Fluconazole Cap 200mg

 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can oral fluconazole be used with breastfeeding?
   
Itraconazole (Sporanox)
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Itraconazole Cap 100mg

Expensive! Use ONLY for recurent vulvo-vaginal candidosis. Available OTC.

Prevent reccurent infection using barrier contraception, antifungal cream and attention to Hygiene.

 
   
Posaconazole (Noxafil)
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This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Fungal Infection

 
   
Terbinafine
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Terbinafine HCl Tab 250mg

Finger and Toenail infections. Initiate ONLY after mycological confirmation from nail clippings and for clear medical reasons (not cosmetic)!

Use for 3 months for Fingernails; 6 months for Toenails.

 
   
Voriconazole (Vfend)
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This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Fungal Infection

This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis

 
   
05.02.01  Expand sub section  Triazole antifungals
05.02.02  Expand sub section  Imidazole antifungals
05.02.03  Expand sub section  Polyene antifungals
05.02.04  Expand sub section  Echinocandin antifungals to top
Anidulafungin
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This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Fungal Infection

 
   
Caspofungin (Cancidas)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
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Prescribed in hospital on Advice by Microbiologist ONLY.

This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Fungal Infections

 
   
Micafungin
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This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Fungal Infection

 
   
05.02.05  Expand sub section  Other antifungals
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 Non Formulary Items
Flucytosine  (Ancotil)

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Griseofulvin

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Griseofulvin  (Fulsovin®)

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Ketoconazole  (Nizoral)

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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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