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09.05.02.02  Expand sub section  Phosphate-binding agents
Aluminium Hydroxide (Alu-Cap)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Capsules 475mg

Initiation on the advice of a Renal Specialist 
   
Calcium Salts (Calcichew)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Chewable tablets 1.25mg (500mg calcium)

Initiation on the advice of a Renal Specialist  
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Calcium Salts (Phosex)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Tablets 1g

Initiation on the advice of a Renal Specialist  
   
Lanthanum (Fosrenol )
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Restricted Drug Restricted Chewable tablets 500mg, 750mg

Initiation on the advice of a Renal Specialist  
   
Sevelamer (Renagel)
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Restricted Drug Restricted Tablets 800mg

Initiation on the advice of a Renal Specialist  
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Calcium Salts  (Calcium-500®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (Osvaren®)

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Non Formulary
 
Calcium Salts  (PhosLo®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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NHS England
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Amber

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).   

Black

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.   

Red

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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