The Pennine Acute Hospitals
NHS Trust Formulary
 
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5 Infections
This chapter of the formulary is not an antibiotic prescribing guide and is not intended to guide treatment choice.

Please refer to the relevant Pennine Acute policies (e.g. the Antibiotic Policy for Adult Patients, or Antibiotic Guidelines for Paediatrics) when making treatment choices.
05-01-02-02 Carbapenems

Meropenem
Formulary
Injection

Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with the Consultant Microbiologist or ID Physician

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Ertapenem
Formulary
Intravenous Infusion

Restricted Item Not for inpatient use

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Doripenem
Non Formulary

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Imipenem with Cilastatin Primaxin®
Non Formulary

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