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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
Notes:
This formulary is used by multiple organisations. There may be some instances where an item is on the formulary for one organisation but not the others. To help distinguish between each organisation, text will be colour coded, i.e. information relating to the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust will be in blue and Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will be in purple. Please ensure you read all information detailed under a drug.   
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09.06.04  Expand sub section  Vitamin D
Alfacalcidol (One-Alpha)
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item capsules / oral drops / injection
 
   
Calcitriol
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item capsules / injection
 
   
Calcium and Ergocalciferol
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item tablets
 
   
Cholecalciferol & Calcium Carbonate (Adcal-D3 Dissolve)
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Formulary
Green
<Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item effervescent tablets
 
   
Colecalciferol
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item tablets / oral solution.
(Strengths vary, please contact pharmacy for advise on the best formulation for the dose required)

 
Link  APC 027: Vitamin D Guidelines v3
   
Colecalciferol 3000units per ml
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item oral solution.
(Strengths vary, please contact pharmacy for advise on the best formulation for the dose required)
Link  APC 027: Vitamin D Guidelines v3
   
Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate (Adcal-D3)
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Formulary
Green

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item  Caplets and Chewable tablets

 
   
Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate (Calcichew-D3 Forte)
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item chewable tablets
 
   
Ergocalciferol
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Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust >> Formulary Item injection / tablets
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Calcitriol  (Calcijex)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Calcitriol  (Rocaltrol)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Calcium Carbonate with Colecalciferol  (Cacit D3)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Cholecalciferol 25micrograms (1000units)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Colecalciferol  (Accrete D3)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Colecalciferol  (Kalcipos-D)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Colecalciferol 20,000 units  (Dekristrol)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - see generic drug for details (brand may not be available - contact pharmacy for advise)
 
Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calcichew-D3)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - contact pharmacy for advice
 
Dihydrotachysterol  (AT 10)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - contact pharmacy for advice
 
Ergocalciferol  (Calfovit D3)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - contact pharmacy for advice
 
Paricalcitol  (Zemplar)

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Non Formulary
Green
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust>> NON - Formulary Item - contact pharmacy for advice
 
  
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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
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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

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Amber

Medicines that should be initiated or recommended by a specialist for continuation in primary care. The specialist must notify the primary care provider that the prescribing responsibility has been transferred. Where applicable, shared care protocols will be agreed and must be adhered to. The shared care protocol must have been agreed by the relevant secondary care trust Drugs and Therapeutics Committee(s)(DTC) and approved by Berkshire West APC.   

Brown

Drugs that have been reviewed and not recommended for prescribing. These drugs are not considered a cost effective use of scarce NHS resources. There may be individual patient specific or clinical reasons why a drug deemed low priority may be suitable for a particular patient. This is for the GP to condsider, weighing up the reasons against his/her allocated CCG budget. Where the decision is made to prescribe a low priority drug, detailed documentation must be included within the patients' notes for audit purposes. *Please note that low priority drug requests are unsuitable for the Case Review Committee and therefore should not be sent to this committee.   

Green

Medicines suitable for routine use and can be prescribed within primary care within their licensed indication in accordance with the BNF or other recognised national formulary. Primary care prescribers take full responsibility for prescribing  

Red

Medicines which should be prescribed by specialists only  

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