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03.01  Bronchodilators
03.01.01  Adrenoceptor agonists
03.01.01.01  Selective Beta2 agonists
Formoterol
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Formoterol 6mcg turbohaler
Formoterol 6mcg turbohaler

Formoterol 12 mcg/puff turbohaler

 
   
Indacaterol (Onbrez)
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Indacaterol Breezhaler 150mcg capsule
(For use with Onbrez Breezhaler) 
   
Salbutamol
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Inhalation
Salbutamol 100mcg CFC inhaler
Salbutamol 100mcg autohaler
Salbutamol 100mcg (Easi-breathe) inhaler
Salbutamol 200mcg accuhaler
Nebules
Salbutamol 2.5mg/2.5ml nebules
Salbutamol 5mg/5ml nebules
Parenteral
Salbutamol 500mcg/ml injection
Salbutamol 5mg/5ml solution for infusion

 
   
Salmeterol
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Salmeterol 25mcg inhaler
Salmeterol 50mcg inhaler 
   
Terbutaline
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Inhalation
Terbutaline 500mcg turbohaler
Nebules
Terbutaline 5mg/2ml respules
Parenteral
Terbutaline 500mcg/1ml injection 
   
03.01.01.02  Other adrenoceptor agonists
Ephedrine Hydrochloride
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Ephedrine 15mg/5ml elixir 
   
Magnesium sulphate 185mg/3ml nebules
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Magnesium sulphate 185mg/3ml nebules 
   
03.01.02  Antimuscarinic bronchodilators to top
Ipratropium
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Ipratropium 20mcg inhaler
Ipratropium 250mcg/ml nebule
Ipratropium 500mcg/2ml nebule 
   
Tiotropium
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Tiotropium (Spiriva®) 18mcg capsule
Tiotropium (Respimat®) 2.5mg inhaler solution

Tiotropium (Braltus®) 10mcg capsule

 
   
Umeclidinium (Incruse®)
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Umeclidinium 55mcg/puff Ellipta® inhaler (Incruse®) 
   
Umeclidiunium and vilanterol (Anoro Ellipta®)
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Umeclidiunium/Vilanterol 55/22mcg (Anoro Ellipta®) inhaler 
   
03.01.03  Theophylline
Aminophylline
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Aminophylline 225mg MR tablet
Aminophylline 350mg MR tablet
Aminophylline 250mg/10ml injection 
   
Caffeine citrate
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Caffeine citrate 10mg in 1ml oral solution
Caffeine citrate 10mg/ml injection 
   
Theophylline
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Theophylline (Nuelin SA®) 175mg tablet
Theophylline (Nuelin SA®) 250mg tablet
Theophylline (Uniphyllin Continus®) 200mg tablet
Theophylline (Uniphyllin Continus®) 300mg tablet
Theophylline (Uniphyllin Continus®) 400mg tablet
Theophylline (Slo-Phyllin®) 60mg capsule
Theophylline (Slo-Phyllin®) 125mg capsule
Theophylline (Slo-Phyllin®) 250mg capsule
Theophylline 60mg/5ml syrup 
   
03.01.04  Compound bronchodilator preparations
03.01.05  Peak flow meters, inhaler devices and nebulisers
03.01.05  Peak flow meters
Standard range peak flow meter (Mini-Wright®)
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Standard range peak flow meter (Mini-Wright®) 
   
03.01.05  Drug delivery devices to top
AeroChamber Plus®
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AeroChamber Plus® with mask - Infant (Orange)
AeroChamber Plus® with mask - Child (Yellow)
AeroChamber Plus® with mask - Adult (Blue)
AeroChamber Plus® (no mask) - Adult (Blue)
 
   
Volumatic®
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Volumatic® Spacer (Adult)
Volumatic® Spacer with mask (Paediatric) 
   
03.01.05  Nebuliser Diluent
03.02  Corticosteroids
Beclometasone
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Beclometasone 50mcg CFC-free inhaler
Beclometasone 100mcg CFC-free inhaler
Beclometasone 200mcg CFC-free inhaler
Beclometasone 50mcg (Clenil®) inhaler
Beclometasone 100mcg (Clenil®) inhaler
Beclometasone 200mcg (Clenil®) inhaler
Beclometasone 250mcg (Clenil®) inhaler
 
   
Beclometasone and formoterol (Fostair®)
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Beclometasone/formoterol 100mcg/6mcg inhalation solution(Fostair®)
Beclometasone/formoterol 200mcg/6mcg inhalation solution (Fostair®)
Beclometasone/formoterol NEXThaler 100mcg/6mcg(Fostair®)
Beclometasone/formoterol NEXThaler 200mcg/6mcg(Fostair®)
 
   
Budesonide
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Budesonide 100mcg turbohaler
Budesonide 200mcg turbohaler
Budesonide 400mcg turbohaler
Budesonide 500mcg/2ml respules
Budesonide 1000mcg/2ml respules
 
   
Budesonide and formoterol (DuoResp Spiromax®)
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DuoResp Spiromax® 160mcg/4.5mcg (Budesonide and Formoterol) inhalation powder
 
   
Budesonide and formoterol (Symbicort®)
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Symbicort® 100/6mcg turbohaler
Symbicort® 200/6mcg turbohaler
Symbicort® 400/12mcg turbohaler
 
   
Fluticasone furoate & vilanterol (Relvar Ellipta®)
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Fluticasone/Vilanterol 92/22mcg (Relvar Ellipta®)inhaler
Fluticasone/Vilanterol 184/22mcg (Relvar Ellipta®)inhaler 
   
Fluticasone propionate
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Fluticasone 50mcg CFC free evohaler
Fluticasone 125mcg CFC free evohaler
Fluticasone 250mcg CFC free evohaler
Fluticasone 100mcg Accuhaler
Fluticasone 500mcg Accuhaler
 
   
Fluticasone propionate and formoterol (Flutiform®)
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Flutiform® 50mcg/5mcg inhaler
Flutiform® 125mcg/5mcg aerosol inhaler
Flutiform® 250mcg/10mcg aerosol inhaler
 
   
Fluticasone propionate and salmeterol
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Fluticasone/Salmeterol (Seretide®) 50mcg Evohaler
Fluticasone/Salmeterol 125mcg Evohaler
Fluticasone/Salmeterol 250mcg Evohaler
Fluticasone/Salmeterol (Seretide®) 100mcg Accuhaler
Fluticasone/Salmeterol (Seretide®) 250mcg Accuhaler
Fluticasone/Salmeterol (Seretide®) 500mcg Accuhaler
 
   
03.03  Cromoglicate, related therapy and leukotriene receptor antagonists
03.03.01  Cromoglicate and related therapy
03.03.01  Related therapy to top
03.03.02  Leukotriene receptor antagonists
Montelukast
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Montelukast 10mg FC tablets
Montelukast 5mg chewable tablets
Montelukast 4mg granules
Montelukast 4mg chewable tablet 
   
Zafirlukast
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Zafirlukast 20mg tablets 
   
03.03.03  Phosphodiesterase type-4 inhibitors
Roflumilast (Daxas®)
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NICE Approved
Roflumilast 500mcg film coated tablets
For use in line with NICE TA461 (Roflumilast for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) 
Link  NICE TA244: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - roflumilast
   
03.04  Antihistamines, hyposensitisation, and allergic emergencies
03.04.01  Antihistamines
03.04.01  Non-sedating antihistamines to top
Cetirizine
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Cetirizine 10mg tablet
Cetirizne 1mg/ml oral solution 
   
Loratadine
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Loratadine 10mg tablet
Loratadine 5mg/5ml syrup 
   
Rupatadine (Rupafin®)
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Amber Restricted
Rupatadine 10mg tablet
Restricted use in idiopathic urticaria resistant to cetirizine and hydroxyzine. 
   
03.04.01  Sedating antihistamines
Alimemazine
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Alimemazine 10mg tablet
Alimemazine 7.5mg/5ml syrup
Alimemazine 30mg/5ml syrup 
   
Chlorphenamine
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Chloraphenamine 4mg tablet
Chloraphenamine 2mg/5ml syrup
Chloraphenamine 10mg/ml injection
 
   
Cyproheptadine (Periactin®)
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Cyproheptadine 4mg tablet 
   
Hydroxyzine
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Hydroxyzine 10mg tablet
Hydroxyzine 25mg tablet
Hydroxyzine 10mg/5ml syrup 
   
Ketotifen (Zaditen®)
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Ketotifen 1mg tablet
Ketoifen 1mg/5ml elixir 
   
Promethazine (Phenergan®)
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Promethazine (Phenergan®) 25mg tablet
Promethazine (Phenergan®) 5mg/5ml syrup
Promethazine (Phenergan®) 25mg/ml injection 
   
03.04.02  Allergen Immunotherapy
03.04.02  Omalizumab
03.04.03  Allergic emergencies
03.04.03  Anaphylaxis to top
Adrenaline
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Adrenaline 1:1000 injection
Adrenaline 1:10000 injection
Adrenaline 1:10000 MiniJet injection
 
   
Adrenaline pre filled auto injector
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Adrenaline (Jext®) pre filled auto injector 150mcg
Adrenaline (Jext®) pre filled auto injector 300mcg
Adrenaline (Epipen®) pre filled auto injector 150mcg
Adrenaline (Epipen®) pre filled auto injector 300mcg 
   
03.04.03  Angioedema
C1 Esterase Inhibitor
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High Cost Medicine

C1 Esterase Inhibitor 500 units injection

 
   
03.05  Respiratory stimulants and pulmonary surfactants
03.05.01  Respiratory stimulants
Doxapram (Dopram®)
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Doxapram (Dopram®) 2mg/ml infusion 
   
03.05.02  Pulmonary surfactants
Poractant  (Curosurf®)
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High Cost Medicine
Poractant(Curosurf®) 120mg/1.5ml suspension 
   
03.06  Oxygen to top
Oxygen
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Refer to Trust guidelines 
   
03.07  Mucolytics
Carbocisteine
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Carbocisteine 750mg/10ml sugar free oral solution in sachet (for ADULT use)
Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml syrup (for paediatric use ONLY)
Carbocisteine 375mg capsules 
   
Mannitol inhalation (Osmohale®)
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High Cost Medicine

Mannitoo Inhalation Powder in capsule (Osmohale®) 5mg, 10mg, 20mg 40mg capsule

 
Link  NICE TA266 Cystic fibrosis - mannitol dry powder for inhalation (TA266)
   
03.07  Dornase alfa
Dornase Alfa (Pulmozyme®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
On Formulary
High Cost Medicine
Restricted Use: CW SITE ONLY
For continuation only 
   
03.07  Hypertonic Sodium Chloride
Sodium chloride 3% nebules
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Sodium chloride 3% nebuliser solution (15ml) 
   
Sodium chloride 7% nebules
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Sodium chloride 7% nebules 
   
03.08  Aromatic inhalations
03.09  Cough preparations to top
03.09.01  Cough suppressants
Codeine Linctus BP
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Codeine 15mg/5ml linctus 
   
Pholcodine (Pavacol-D®)
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Pholcodine SF 5mg/5ml linctus 
   
03.09.01  Palliative care
Controlled Drug Morphine
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Morphine 10mg/5ml oral solution
For use in cough in terminal disease 
   
03.09.02  Expectorant and demulcent cough preparations
Simple Linctus, BP
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Simple Linctus BP
Simple Linctus Paediatric BP 
   
Venos® Honey and Lemon Syrup
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Venos® Honey and Lemon Syrup 
   
03.10  Systemic nasal decongestants
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 Non Formulary Items
Beclometasone  (Qvar®)

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Sodium chloride 6% nebules

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Non Formulary
On the NWLIF
 
  
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