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 Formulary Chapter 9: Blood - Full Chapter
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09.01  Expand sub section  Anaemias and some other blood disorders
09.01.01  Expand sub section  Iron-deficiency anaemias
09.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Oral iron
Ferrous Fumarate (Fersaday®)
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Formulary Tablets 322mg (100mg iron)

Formulary switch from ferrous sulphate 
   
Sodium Feredetate (Sytron®)
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Formulary Liquid 27.5mg iron in 5ml 
   
09.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Iron and folic acid
Iron and Folic Acid (Pregaday®)
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Formulary Tablets 100mg iron & 350micrograms folic acid 
   
09.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Compound iron preparations to top
09.01.01.02  Expand sub section  Parenteral iron
Iron Dextran (CosmoFer®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Injection 50mg/ml

Initiation on the advice of a Haematologist

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Iron IsomaltosideBlack Triangle (Monofer®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red

 

100 mg/ml solution for injection/infusion.

Refer to IV Iron Policy

 
Link  IV Iron Policy
Link  Monofer Prescription Chart
   
Iron Sucrose (Venofer)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Injection 20mg/ml

Use pre-printed chart 
   
09.01.02  Expand sub section  Drugs used in megaloblastic anaemias
Folic Acid
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Formulary Tablets 5mg
Liquid 2.5mg/5ml 
   
Hydroxocobalamin
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Formulary Injection 1mg/ml 
   
09.01.03  Expand sub section  Drugs used in hypoplastic, haemolytic, and renal anaemias
09.01.03  Expand sub section  Erythropoietin
Epoetin alfa (Eprex®)
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Formulary  
   
09.01.03  Expand sub section  Iron overload to top
Deferasirox (Exjade®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Dispersible tablets 125mg, 250mg, 500mg

Initiation by Consultant Haematologist only 
   
Deferiprone (Ferriprox®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Tablets 500mg

Initiation by Consultant Haematologist only 
   
Desferrioxamine Mesilate (Desferal®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Injection 500mg 
   
09.01.04  Expand sub section  Drugs used in autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
Anagrelide (Xagrid®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Capsules 500micrograms

Initiation by Consultant Haematologists only 
   
Eltrombopag (Revolade®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
Approved in line with NICE TA293 
Link  Drug Safety Update - Eltrombopag (Revolade): reports of interference with bilirubin and creatinine test results
Link  NICE TA293: Eltrombopag for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic perpura
   
09.01.05  Expand sub section  G6PD deficiency
09.01.06  Expand sub section  Drugs used in neutropenia
Filgrastim (Zarzio®)
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Formulary Pre-filled syringe
300 micrograms/0.5ml
480 micrograms/0.5ml 
   
Pegfilgrastim (Neulasta®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Pre-filled syringe 6mg/0.6ml

Initiation by Consultant Haematologist/Oncologist only 
   
09.01.07  Expand sub section  Drugs used to mobilise stem cells
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 Non Formulary Items
Antilymphocyte globulin (Equine)

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Non Formulary
 
Compound iron preparations  (Ferrograd C®)

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Non Formulary
 
Compound iron preparations  (Givitol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Cyanocobalamin

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Non Formulary
 
Darbepoetin Alfa  (Aranesp®)

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Non Formulary
Amber Shared Care
For use in renal anaemia only
Link  York Shared Care Guidelines - Darbepoetin (Aranesp) for use in Chronic Renal Disease
 
Epoetin beta  (NeoRecormon®)

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Non Formulary
 
Epoetin Theta  (Eporatio®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferric Carboxymaltose  (Ferinject®)

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Non Formulary
Black

Injection 50mg/ml

Link  Ferinject Prescription Chart
 
Ferrous Fumarate  (Fersamal®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Fumarate  (Galfer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Gluconate

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate  (Ferrograd®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate  (Ironorm® drops)

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Non Formulary
 
Filgrastim  (Neupogen®)

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Non Formulary
 
Filgrastim  (Ratiograstim®)

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Non Formulary
 
Hydroxycarbamide  (Siklos®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acid  (Ferrograd Folic®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acide  (Galfer FA®)

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Non Formulary
 
Lenograstim  (Granocyte®)

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Non Formulary
 
Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin Beta  (Micera®)

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Non Formulary
 
Plerixafor  (Mozobil®)

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Non Formulary
 
Plerixafor  (Mozobil®)

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Non Formulary
 
Polysaccharide Iron Complex  (Miferex®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

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Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation. Ongoing prescribing by primary care includes titration of dose and assessment of efficacy. There is no need for ongoing monitoring other than for general adverse effects as listed in the BNF & SPC.  

Amber Shared Care

Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation only under a shared care protocol once the patient has been stabilised. Prior agreement must be obtained by the specialist from the primary care provider before prescribing responsibility is transferred. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Harrogate & Rurual District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC).   

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Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) has reviewed and does not recommend for use at present based on a review of clinical and/or cost effectiveness data.   

Green

Medicines suitable for routine use and can be prescribed within primary care within their licensed indication in accordance with nationally recognised formularies e.g. BNF, BNF for Children, Palliative Care Formulary. Primary care prescribers take full responsibility for prescribing.  

Grey

Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) have not yet reviewed.   

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Medicines for hospital use only. The responsibility for initiation and monitoring treatment should rest with an appropriate hospital clinician. The drug should be supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course. Primary care prescriber initiation or continuation of treatemnt is not recommended.  

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