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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
05.01  Antibacterial drugs
05.01  Table 1. Summary of antibacterial therapy
05.01  Table 2. Summary of antibacterial prophylaxis
05.01.01  Penicillins
05.01.01.01  Benzylpenicillin and phenoxymethylpenicillin to top
Benzylpenicillin
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Benzylpenicillin 600mg injection
Benzylpenicillin 1.2g injection

Benzylpenicillin 2.4 mega unit

 

 
   
Phenoxymethylpenicillin
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05.01.01.02  Penicillinase-resistant penicillins
Flucloxacillin
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Flucloxacillin 250mg capsule
Flucloxacillin 500mg capsule
Flucloxacillin 125mg/5ml oral suspension
Flucloxacillin 250mg/5ml oral suspension
Flucloxacillin 250mg injection
Flucloxacillin 500mg injection
Flucloxacillin 1000mg injection 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can 2g flucloxacillin be given as a slow IV
   
Temocillin (Negaban®)
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Temocillin 1g injection
As per local guideline 
   
05.01.01.03  Broad-spectrum penicillins
Amoxicillin
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Amoxicillin 250mg capsule
Amoxicillin 500mg capsule
Amoxicillin 125mg/5ml oral liquid
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml suspension SF
Amoxicillin 3g sachet SF
Amoxicillin 250mg injection
Amoxicillin 500mg injection
 
   
Co-Amoxiclav
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Co-amoxiclav 375mg tablet
Co-amoxiclav 625mg tablet
Co-amoxiclav 125/31mg/5ml SF suspension
Co-amoxiclav 250/62mg/5ml SF suspension
Co-amoxiclav 400/57mg/5ml suspension
Co-amoxiclav 600mg injection
Co-amoxiclav 1.2g injection 
   
05.01.01.04  Antipseudomonal penicillins
Piperacillin and Tazobactam
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Piperacillin with tazobactam 2.25g injection
Piperacillin with tazobactam 4.5g injection
As per local guideline 
   
Ticarcillin with clavulanic acid (Timentin®)
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Ticarcillin with clavulanic acid 3.2g injection
Micro only/restricted use 
   
05.01.01.05  Mecillinams
Pivmecillinam (Selexid®)
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Pivmecillinam 200mg tablet 
   
05.01.02  Cephalosporins, carbapenems and other beta-lactums to top
05.01.02  Cephalosporins
Cefepime (Renapime®)
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Cefepime (Renapime®) 2g solution for injection/infusion 

 
   
05.01.02  Other beta-lactam antibiotics
Ceftazidime/Avibactam (Zavicefta®)
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Ceftazidime 2g/Avibactam 0.5g injection (Zavicefta®) 
   
Imipenem with Cilastatin
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Imipenem with Cilastatin 500mg injection 
   
05.01.02.01  Cephalosporins
Cefalexin
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Cefalexin 250mg tablet/capsule
Cefalexin 500mg tablet/capsule
Cefalexin 125mg/5ml suspension
Cefalexin 250mg/5ml suspension
AS per local guideline 
   
Cefixime (Suprax®)
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Cefixime 200mg tablet
As per local guideline 
   
Cefotaxime
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Cefotaxime 500mg injection
Cefotaxime 1g injection
Cefotaxime 2g injection
As per local guideline 
   
Ceftazidime
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Ceftazidime 250mg injection
Ceftazidime 500mg injection
Ceftazidime 1g injection
As per local guideline 
   
Ceftriaxone
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Ceftriaxone 250mg injection
Ceftriaxone 1g injection
Ceftriaxone 2g injection
As per local guideline 
   
Cefuroxime
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Cefuroxime 250mg injection
Cefuroxime 750mg injection
Cefuroxime 1.5g injection
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Cefuroxime 125mg/5mL oral suspension

 
   
05.01.02.02  Carbapenems
Ertapenem (Invanz®)
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Ertapenem 1g injection
As per local guideline 
   
Meropenem
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Meropenem 500mg injection
Meropenem 1g injection
As per local guideline 
   
05.01.02.03  Other beta-lactums antibiotics to top
05.01.03  Tetracyclines
Demeclocycline (Ledermycin®)
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Demeclocycline 150 mg capsules ( Used for SIADH)

 
   
Doxycycline
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Doxycycline 50mg capsule
Doxycycline 100mg capsule
Doxycycline 100mg dispersible tablet
 
   
Lymecycline
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Lymecycline 408mg capsule
 
   
Oxytetracycline
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Oxytetracycline 250mg tablet
 
   
05.01.03  Tigecycline
Tigecycline (Tygacil®)
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Amber Restricted
Tigecycline 50mg injection
Restricted antibiotic. As per local guidance 
   
05.01.04  Aminoglycosides
Amikacin
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Amikacin 100mg/2ml injection
Amikacin 500mg/2ml injection
As per local guideline 
   
Gentamicin
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Gentamicin 80mg/2ml injection
 
   
Neomycin Sulphate
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Neomycin 500mg tablet
 
   
Tobramycin
(injection)
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Amber Restricted
Tobramycin 240mg/6ml injection
- restricted to cystic fibrosis patients only
 
   
05.01.05  Macrolides
Azithromycin
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Azithromycin 250mg capsule
Azithromycin 200mg/5ml suspension
As per local guideline  
   
Clarithromycin
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Clarithromycin 250mg tablet
Clarithromycin 500mg tablet
Clarithromycin 125mg/5ml suspension
Clarithromycin 250mg/5ml suspension
Clarithromycin 500mg injection
 
   
Erythromycin
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Erythromycin 250mg EC tablet
Erythromycin 125mg/5ml SF suspension
Erythromycin 250mg/5ml SF suspension
Erythromycin 500mg/5ml SF suspension
Erythromycin 1g injection
As per local guideline 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Erythromycin and Statin Interaction
   
05.01.06  Clindamycin to top
Clindamycin
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Clindamycin 150mg capsule
Clindamycin 300mg/2ml injection
Clindamycin 600mg/4ml injection
As per local guideline

Clindamycin 75 mg/5mL Suspension (Unlicensed medicine)

 
   
05.01.07  Some other antibacterials
Dalbavancin (Xydalba®)
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Dalbavancin (Xydalba®) 500mg

 
   
Fosfomycin
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Fosfomycin 3g sachets
Fosfomycin 40mg/mL injection (Fomicyt®) 
   
05.01.07  Chloramphenicol
Chloramphenicol
(Systemic)
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Chloramphenicol 1g injection
As per local guideline 
   
05.01.07  Fusidic acid
Sodium fusidate
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Fusidate sodium 250mg FC tablet
Fusidic acid 250mg/5ml suspension
Fusidate sodium 500mg injection
As per local guideline 
   
05.01.07  Vancomycin and teicoplanin
Teicoplanin (Targocid®)
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Teicoplanin 200mg injection
Teicoplanin 400mg injection
As per local guideline 
   
Vancomycin
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Vancomycin 125mg capsule
Vancomycin 250mg capsule
Vancomycin 500mg injection
Vancomycin 750mg injection
Vancomycin 1g injection
As per local guideline 
   
05.01.07  Daptomycin to top
Daptomycin (Cubicin®)
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Daptomycin 350mg injection
Daptomycin 500mg injection
Micro only/Restricted use 
   
05.01.07  Linezolid
Linezolid
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Linezolid 600mg tablet
Linezolid 100mg/5ml suspension
Linezolid 2mg/ml infusion
Micro only/Restricted use 
   
05.01.07  Quinupristin and dalfopristin
05.01.07  Polymyxins
Colistimethate
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Colistimethate 500, 000unit injection
Colistimethate 1 million unit injection
Micro only/Restricted use 
   
05.01.07  Rifaximin
Rifaximin
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NICE Formulary
Rifaximin 550mg tablet
As per local guideline
For use in line with NICE guidance TA337 (Rifaximin for preventing episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy)
 
Link  NICE TA337: Rifaximin for preventing episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy
   
05.01.07  Fidaxomicin to top
05.01.08  Sulphonamides and trimethoprim
Co-trimoxazole
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Co-trimoxazole 480mg tablet
Co-trimoxazole 960mg tablet
Co-trimoxazole 240mg/5ml suspension
Co-trimoxazole 480mg/5ml suspension
Co-trimoxazole 480mg/5ml injection
Co-trimoxazole 960mg/10ml injection
As per local guideline 
Link  UKMI Q&A: How to prepare and administer intravenous co-trimoxazole in fluid restricted patients?
   
Trimethoprim
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Trimethoprim 100mg tablet
Trimethoprim 200mg tablet
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml suspension
 
   
05.01.09  Antituberculosis drugs
Ethambutol
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Ethambutol 100mg tablet
Ethambutol 400mg tablet
 
   
Isoniazid
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Isoniazid 50mg tablet
Isoniazid 100mg tablet
Isoniazid 50mg/2ml injection
 
   
Pyrazinamide
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Pyrazinamide 500mg tablets
Pyrazinamide 500mg/5ml liquid 
   
Rifabutin (Mycobutin®)
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Rifabutin 150mg capsule 
   
Rifampicin
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Rifampicin 150mg capsule
Rifampicin 300mg capsule
Rifampicin 100mg/5ml oral syrup
Rifampicin 600mg injection
As per local guideline 
   
Rifampicin and Isoniazid (Rifinah® 300)
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Rifinah 300 tablet (rifampicin 300mg/isoniazid 150mg) 
   
Rifampicin and Isoniazid (Rifinah® 150)
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Rifinah 150 tablet (rifampicin 150mg/isoniazid 100mg) 
   
Rifampicin and Isoniazid and Pyrazinamide (Rifater®)
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Rifater tablet (isoniazid 50mg/pyrazinamide 300mg/rifampicin 120mg) 
   
Rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol (Voractiv®)
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Voractiv tablet (ethambutol 275mg/isoniazid 75mg/pyrazinamide 400mg/rifampicin 150mg) 
   
Streptomycin
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Streptomycin 1g injection 
   
05.01.10  Antileprotic drugs
Dapsone
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Dapsone 50mg tablet
Dapsone 100mg tablet
 
   
05.01.11  Metronidazole and tinidazole
Metronidazole
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Metronidazole 200mg tablet
Metronidazole 400mg tablet
Metronidazole 200mg/5ml suspension
Metronidazole 500mg suppository
Metronidazole 1g suppository
Metronidazole 500mg/100ml infusion
 
   
Tinidazole (Fasigyn®)
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Tinidazole 500mg tablet 
   
05.01.12  Quinolones to top
Ciprofloxacin
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Ciprofloxacin 250mg tablet
Ciprofloxacin 500mg tablet
Ciprofloxacin 250mg/5ml suspension
Ciprofloxacin 100mg/50ml infusion
Ciprofloxacin 200mg/100 infusion
Ciprofloxacin 400mg/200ml infusion
As per local guideline 
   
Levofloxacin
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Levofloxacin 250mg tablet
Levofloxacin 500mg tablet
Levofloxacin 5mg/ml injection
As per local guideline 
   
Moxifloxacin
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Moxifloxacin 400mg tablet
AS per local guideline 
   
Ofloxacin
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Ofloxacin 400mg tablet
As per local guideline 
   
05.01.13  Urinary-tract infections
Dequalinium Chloride 10mg Vaginal Tablets (Fluomizin®)
(BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS)
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For Bacterial Vagninosis

(Non antibiotic preparation)

Dequalinium Chloride 10mg Vaginal Tablets

 
   
Methenamine Hippurate (Hiprex®)
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Methenamine Hippurate (Hiprex®) 1g tablets

 
   
Nitrofurantoin
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Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablet
Nitrofurantoin 25mg/5ml suspension
 
   
05.02  Antifungal drugs
Amphotericin (AmBisome®)
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Amphotericin B Liposomal (Ambisome)50mg Injection 
   
Fluconazole
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Fluconazole 50mg capsule
Fluconazole 150mg capsule
Fluconazole 200mg capsule
Fluconazole 50mg/5ml suspension
Fluconazole 200mg/5ml suspension
Fluconazole 2mg/ml injection 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can oral fluconazole be used with breastfeeding?
   
Flucytosine (Ancotil®)
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Flucytosine 2.5g/250ml infusion 
   
Griseofulvin
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Griseofulvin 125mg tablet
Griseofulvin 125mg/5ml oral suspension 
   
Itraconazole
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Itraconazole 100mg capsule
Itraconazole 10mg/ml oral solution 
   
Ketoconazole
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Ketoconazole 200mg tablet
Ketoconazole 100mg/5ml oral liquid 
   
Posaconazole (oral) (Noxafil®)
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Posaconazole 100mg capsule
Posaconazole 40mg/ml suspension

Posaconazole 300mg concentrate for solution for infusion

 
   
Terbinafine
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Terbinafine 250mg tablet 
   
Voriconazole (Vfend®)
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Voriconazole 200mg tablet
Voriconazole 200mg/5ml oral suspension
Voriconazole 200mg injection 
   
05.02  Drugs used in fungal infections
Nystatin (Nystan®)
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Nystatin 500,000 units tablet
Nystatin 100,000 units/ml suspension 
   
05.02.01  Triazole antifungals
Isavuconazole (Cresemba®)
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Isavuconazole 100mg capsules (Cresemba®)
Isavuconazole 200mg injection (Cresemba®)
 
   
05.02.02  Imidazole antifungals to top
05.02.03  Polyene antifungals
05.02.04  Echinocandin antifungals
Anidulafungin
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Caspofungin (Cancidas®)
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Caspofungin 50mg injection

Caspofungin 70mg injection

 
   
Micafungin (Mycamine®)
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Amber Restricted

Micafungin 50mg powder for infusion (Mycamine®)
Micro only/Restricted use

Micafungin 100 mg powder for infusion (Mycamine) micro only/Restricted use

 
   
Albendazole
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Albendazole tablet 
   
05.02.05  Other antifungals
05.03  Antiviral drugs
05.03.01  HIV infection to top
05.03.01  Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Abacavir (Ziagen®)
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Abacavir 300mg tablet (Ziagen®)
Abacavir 20mg/ml oral solution (Ziagen®) 
   
Abacavir 300mg, Lamivudine 150mg and Zidovudine 300mg tablet (Trizivir®)
(tablet)
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Trizivir tablet
 
   
Abacavir, Lamivudine and Dolutegravir (Triumeq®)
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Abacavir 600 mg, Dolutegravir 50 mg, Lamivudine 300 mg tablet (Triumeq®) 
   
Darunavir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir (Symtuza®)
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NHS England

Symtuza® (Darunavir 800mg/Cobicistat 150mg/Emtricitabine 200mg/Tenofovir 10mg)

 
   
Didanosine (Videx®)
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Didanosine 125mg EC capsule (Videx®)
Didanosine 200mg EC capsule (Videx®)
Didanosine 250mg EC capsule (Videx®)
Didanosine 400mg EC capsule (Videx®)
Didanosine 200mg tablet (Videx®)
Didanosine suspension (Videx®)

 
   
Efavirenz 600mg, Emtricitabine 200mg and Tenofovir 245mg tablet (Atripla®)
(tablet)
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Atripla 600mg/200mg/245mg tablet
 
   
Emtricitabine 200mg (Emtriva®)
(capsule)
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Emtricitabine 200mg capsule
 
   
Emtricitabine 200mg, Rilpivirine 25mg and Tenofovir 245mg tablet (Eviplera®)
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Eviplera tablet 
   
Lamivudine
(tablet/ oral solution)
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Lamivudine 100mg tablet
Lamivudine 150mg tablet
Lamivudine 300mg tablet
Lamivudine 10mg/ml oral solution (Epivir®)
 
   
Lamivudine 150mg / Zidovudine 300mg tablet
(tablet)
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Lamivudine 150mg / Zidovudine 300mg tablet
 
   
Stavudine (Zerit®)
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Stavudine 20mg capsule (Zerit®)
Stavudine 30mg capsule (Zerit®)
Stavudine 40mg capsule (Zerit®)
Stavudine 1mg/ml oral solution (Zerit®)
 
   
Tenofovir 245mg and Emtricitabine 200mg tablet (Truvada®)
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Truvada 200/245mg tablet 
   
Tenofovir 245mg, cobicistat 150mg, elvitegravir 150mg and emtricitabine 200mg tablet (Stribild®)
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Stribild) tenofovir, cobicistat, elvitegravir and emtricitabine) tablet 
   
Tenofovir Disproxil (Viread®)
(tablet)
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Tenofovir disoproxil 245mg tablet
For use in line with NICE TA173: Tenofovir disoproxil for the treatment of chronic hepatitis 
Link  NICE CG165: Hepatitis B (chronic) - incorporates TA173
Link  NICE TA173: Hepatitis B (chronic) - tenofovir disoproxil
   
Zidovudine
(capsule/oral solution/injection)
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Zidovudine 100mg capsule
Zidovudine 250mg capsule
Zidovudine 10mg/ml oral solution(Retrovir®)
Zidovudine 200mg/20ml injection(Retrovir®)
 
   
Didanosine 10mg/ml oral liquid
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Didanosine 10mg/ml oral liquid 
   
05.03.01  Protease inhibitors
Amprenavir (Agenerase®)
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Amprenavir capsule 
   
Atazanavir (Reyataz®)
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Atazanavir 150mg capsule(Reyataz®)
Atazanavir 200mg capsule(Reyataz®)
Atazanavir 300mg capsule(Reyataz®)
 
   
Atazanavir & Cobicistat (Evotaz®)
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Evotaz® (Atazanavir 300mg / Cobicistat 150mg) film coated tablet 
   
Darunavir (Prezista®)
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Darunavir 300mg tablet(Prezista®)
Darunavir 400mg tablet(Prezista®)
Darunavir 600mg tablet(Prezista®)
Darunavir 800mg tablet(Prezista®)

Daunavir 500 mg/ 5mL Liquid

 
   
Darunavir & Cobicistat (Rezolsta®)
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Rezolsta® (Darunavir 800mg/Cobicistat 150mg) film coated tablet
 
   
Fosamprenavir (Telzir®)
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Red Hospital
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Fosamprenavir 700mg tablet 
   
Indinavir (Crixivan®)
(capsule)
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Indinavir 200mg capsule(Crixivan®)
Indinavir 400mg capsule(Crixivan®) 
   
Lopinavir and Ritonavir (Kaletra®)
(tablet/oral liquid)
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Lopinavir and Ritonavir 100mg/25mg (Kaletra®) tablet
Lopinavir and Ritonavir 200mg/50mg (Kaletra®) tablet
Lopinavir and Ritonavir 400mg+100mg/5ml (Kaletra®) oral liquid
 
   
Nelfinavir (Viracept®)
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Nelfinavir 250mg tablet 
   
Ritonavir (Norvir®)
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Ritonavir 100mg tablet (Norvir®)
Ritonavir 400mg/5ml oral liquid (Norvir®) 
   
Saquinavir (Invirase®)
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Saquinavir 500mg tablet (Invirase®)
 
   
Tipranavir (Aptivus®)
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Red Hospital
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Tipranavir 250mg capsule (Aptivus ®) 
   
05.03.01  Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Efavirenz
(tablet/capsule/oral liquid)
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Efavirenz 200mg capsule (Sustiva®)
Efavirenz 600mg tablet
Efavirenz 30mg/ml oral liquid 
   
Etravirine (Intelence®)
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Etravirine 100mg tablet (Intelence®)
Etravirine 200mg tablet (Intelence®) 
   
Nevirapine
(tablet/oral suspension)
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Nevirapine 200mg tablet
Nevirapine 50mg/5ml oral suspension (Viramune®)
Nevirapine 400mg XR tablet (Viramune®)
 
   
Rilpivirine hydrochloride (Edurant®)
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Rilpivirine 25mg tablet (Edurant®) 
   
05.03.01  Other antiretrovirals
Dolutegravir (Tivicay®)
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Dolutegravir 50mg tablet (Tivicay®) 
   
Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon®)
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Red Hospital
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Enfuvirtide 90mg/ml injection 
   
Maraviroc (Celsentri®)
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Maraviroc 150mg tablet (Celsentri®)
Maraviroc 300mg tablet (Celsentri®) 
   
Raltegravir (Isentress ®)
(tablet)
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Raltegravir 400mg tablet (Isentress®)
Raltegravir 600mg tablet (Isentress®)
Raltegravir 100mg granules (Isentress®)

 
   
05.03.02  Herpesvirus infections to top
05.03.02.01  Herpes simplex and varicella-zoster infection
Aciclovir
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Aciclovir 200mg tablet
Aciclovir 400mg tablet
Aciclovir 800mg tablet
Aciclovir 200mg/5ml suspension
Aciclovir 400mg/5ml suspension
Aciclovir 500mg injection 
   
Famciclovir
(tablet)
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Famciclovir 250mg tablet 
   
Inosine Pranobex (Imunovir®)
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Inosine pranobex 500mg tablet (Imunovir®) 
   
Valaciclovir
(tablet)
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Valaciclovir 250mg tablet (Valtrex®)
Valaciclovir 500mg tablet
 
   
05.03.02.02  Cytomegalovirus infection
Cidofovir infusion (Vistide®)
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Cidofovir 375mg/5ml injection 
   
Foscarnet Sodium Infusion (Foscavir®)
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Foscarnet sodium 24 mg/ml infusion (Foscavir®)

 
   
Ganciclovir (Cymevene®)
(capsule/infusion)
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Ganciclovir 250mg capsule (Cymevene®)
Ganciclovir 500mg capsule (Cymevene®)
Ganciclovir 500mg injection (Cymevene®)
 
   
Valganciclovir tablet (Valcyte®)
(tablet)
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Valganciclovir 450mg tablet (Valcyte®)
 
   
Ganciclovir 4.5mg implant
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Ganciclovir 4.5mg implant
 
   
05.03.03  Viral hepatitis
05.03.03.01  Chronic hepatitis B
Adefovir Dipivoxil (Hepsera®)
(tablet)
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Adefovir Dipivoxil 10mg tablet (Hepsera®)
For use in line with NICE TA96: Adefovir dipivoxil and peginterferon alfa-2a for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B 
Link  NICE CG165: Hepatitis B (chronic) - incorporates TA96
Link  NICE TA96: Hepatitis B (chronic) - adefovir dipivoxil and pegylated interferon alpha-2a
   
Entecavir (Baraclude®)
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Entecavir 500mcg tablet (Baraclude®)
Entecavir 1mg tablet (Baraclude®)
Entecavir 50mcg/ml oral solution (Baraclude®)
For use in line with NICE TA153: Entecavir for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B  
Link  NICE CG165: Hepatitis B (incorporates TA153)
Link  NICE TA153: Hepatitis B (chronic) - entecavir
   
05.03.03.02  Chronic hepatitis C to top
Boceprevir (Victrelis®)
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Boceprevir (Victrelis®) 200mg capsule
For use in line with NICE TA253 (Boceprevir for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C) 
Link  NICE TA253: Boceprevir for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C
   
Daclatasvir  (Daklinza®)
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Daclatasvir (Daklinza®) 60mg tablet
For use in line with NICE TA364 (Daclatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C) 
Link  NICE TA364: Daclatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
Dasabuvir (Exviera®)
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Dasabuvir (Exviera®) 250mg film coated tablet
For use in line with NICE TA365 (Ombitasvir–paritaprevir–ritonavir with or without dasabuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C)  
Link  NICE TA365: Ombitasvir–paritaprevir–ritonavir with or without dasabuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
Elbasvir/Grazoprevir (Zepatier®)
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Zepatier® (Elbasvir 50mg/Grazoprevir 100mg) film coated tablet
For use in line with NICE TA413 (Elbasvir–grazoprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C)
 
Link  NICE TA413: Elbasvir–grazoprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
Glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (Maviret®)
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Glecaprevir 100mg/pibrentasvir 40mg (Maviret®) film-coated tablets

For use in line with NICE TA499 - Glecaprevir–pibrentasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C

 
   
Harvoni (Harvoni®)
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Harvoni® (ledipasvir 90mg / sofosbuvir 400mg) film coated tablet
For use in line with NICE TA363 (Ledipasvir–sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C) 
Link  NICE TA363: Ledipasvir–sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
Ombitasvir/ paritaprevir/ritonavir (Viekirax®)
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Viekirax® (12.5mg ombitasvir/75mg paritaprevir/50mg ritonavir) film coated tablet
For use in line with NICE TA365 (Ombitasvir–paritaprevir–ritonavir with or without dasabuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C)
 
Link  NICE TA365: Ombitasvir–paritaprevir–ritonavir with or without dasabuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
Sofosbuvir (Sovaldi®)
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Sofosbuvir 400mg tablet (Sovaldi®)
For use in line with NICE TA330 (Sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C) 
Link  NICE TA330: Sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
Sofosbuvir /Velpatasvir  (Epclusa®)
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Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir (Epclusa®) 100mg tablets
For use in line with NICE TA430 (Sofosbuvir-Velpatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C) 
Link  NICE TA430: Sofosbuvir–velpatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C
   
sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir (Vosevi®)
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Sofosbuvir 400mg/velpatasvir 100mg/ voxilaprevir (Vosevi®) 100mg film coated tablets

For use in line with NICE TA507 - Sofosbuvir–velpatasvir–voxilaprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C

 
   
Telaprevir (Incivo®)
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Telaprevir 375mg tablet (Incivo®)
Use in line with NICE TA252 (Telaprevir for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C) 
Link  NICE TA252: Telaprevir for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C
   
05.03.04  Influenza
Amantadine
(Influenza)
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Amantadine 100mg capsule
For use in line with NICE TA158: Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza 
Link  NICE TA158: Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza
   
Oseltamivir
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Oseltamivir 30mg capsules(Tamiflu®)
Oseltamivir 45mg capsules(Tamiflu®)
Oseltamivir 75mg capsules(Tamiflu®)
Oseltamivir 6mg/ml oral solution(Tamiflu®)
Oseltamivir 15mg/ml oral solution - under 1yr old
For use in line with NICE TA158: Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza 
Link  NICE TA158: Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can mothers breastfeed after taking oseltamivir and zanamivir
Link  UKMI Q&A: Can oseltamivir be taken by patients taking methotrexate?
   
Zanamivir inhalation  (Relenza®)
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Zanamivir 5mg diskhaler (Relenza®)
For use in line with NICE TA158: Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza 
Link  NICE TA158: Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza
   
05.03.05  Respiratory syncytial virus
Palivizumab (Synagis®)
(Injection)
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Palivizumab 50mg injection(Synagis®)
Palivizumab 100mg injection(Synagis®)
 
   
Ribavirin (Copegus®)
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Ribavirin 200mg tablet (Copegus®)
Ribavirin 400mg tablet (Copegus®)
 
   
Ribavirin (Rebetol®)
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Ribavirin 200mg capsule (Rebetol®) 
   
05.04  Antiprotozoal drugs
Paromomycin
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Paromomycin 250mg tablet 
   
05.04.01  Antimalarials
05.04.01  Treatment of malaria to top
Artesunate
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Artesunate 60mg injection 
   
05.04.01  Falciparum malaria (treatment)
05.04.01  Benign malarias (treatment)
05.04.01  Prophylaxis against malaria
05.04.01  Specific recommendations
05.04.01  Artemether with lumefabtrine to top
Artemether with lumefantrine (Riamet®)
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Artemether with lumefantrine 20mg/120mg tablets 
   
05.04.01  Chloroquine
Chloroquine
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Chloroquine 250mg tablet 
   
05.04.01  Mefloquine
Mefloquine (Lariam®)
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Mefloquine 250mg tablet 
   
05.04.01  Primaquine
Primaquine
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Primaquine 7.5mg tablet
Reserved: for specialist use only or following medical microbiology advice 
   
05.04.01  Proguanil
Proguanil Hydrochloride (Paludrine®)
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Proguanil 100mg tablet 
   
Proguanil Hydrochloride with Atovaquone (Malarone®)
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Proguanil hydrochloride with atovaquone (Malarone®) tablet 
   
05.04.01  Pyrimethamine to top
Pyrimethamine (Darprim®)
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Pyrimethamine 25mg tablet 
   
Pyrimethamine with Sulfadoxine (Fansidar®)
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Pyrimethamine with sulfadoxine (Fansidar) tablet 
   
05.04.01  Quinine
Quinine
(malaria)
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Quinine dihydrochloride 300mg/ml injection
Quinine sulphate 200mg tablet
Quinine sulphate 300mg tablet 
   
05.04.01  Tetracyclines
Doxycycline
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Doxycycline 50mg capsule
Doxycycline 100mg capsule
Doxycycline 100mg dispersible tablet  
   
05.04.02  Amoebicides
Diloxanide
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On Formulary
Dilanoxide 500mg tablet 
   
Metronidazole
(amoebic dysentry)
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On Formulary
Metronidazole 400mg tablet 
   
Tinidazole
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On Formulary
Tinidazole 500mg tablet 
   
05.04.03  Trichomonacides
Metronidazole
(Trichomonacides)
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On Formulary
Metronidazole 400mg tablet 
   
05.04.04  Antigiardial drugs to top
Mepacrine Hydrochloride
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Mepacrine 100mg tablet 
   
05.04.05  Leishmaniacides
05.04.06  Trypanocides
05.04.07  Drugs for toxoplasmosis
05.04.08  Drugs for pneumocystis pneumonia
Atovaquone (Wellvone®)
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Atovaquone 750mg/5ml suspension
Reserved: for specialist use only or following medical microbiology advice  
   
Pentamidine Isetionate (Pantacarinat®)
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Pentamidine 300mg injection
Pentamidine 300mg/5ml nebule
Reserved: for specialist use only or following medical microbiology advice 
   
05.04.08  Treatment to top
05.04.08  Prophylaxis
05.05  Anthelmintics
Levamisole
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Levamisole tablet 
   
05.05.01  Drugs for threadworms
Mebendazole
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Mebendazole 100mg tablet
Mebendazole 100mg/5ml suspension 
   
05.05.02  Ascaricides
05.05.03  Drugs for tapeworm infections to top
05.05.03  Taenicides
05.05.03  Hydatid disease
05.05.04  Drugs for hookworms
05.05.05  Schistosomicides
Pranziquantel
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Praziquantel 500mg tablet
Praziquantel 600mg tablet 
   
05.05.06  Filaricides to top
05.05.07  Drugs for cutaneous larva migrans
05.05.08  Drugs for strongyloidiasis
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Minocycline

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Minocycline 100mg SR capsule
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Quinupristin and dalfopristin  (Synercid®)

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