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.
05-01-09 Antituberculosis drugs
All TB treatment must be initiated by a specialist in treating TB infection
Rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol Voractiv®
First Choice
Tablets

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Rifampicin and Isoniazid and Pyrazinamide Rifater®
Second Choice
Tablets

2nd line option with a 4th agent

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Ethambutol
Formulary
Tablets

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Pyrazinamide
Formulary
Tablets

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Rifampicin
Formulary
Capsules
Tablets
Syrup
Intravenous Infusion

No restrictions on use for non-tuberculosis indications.

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Rifampicin and Isoniazid Rifinah®
Formulary
Tablets

For continuation (maintenance) phase of treatment

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Isoniazid
Formulary
Tablets
Injection

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Pyridoxine
Formulary
Tablets

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Rifabutin Mycobutin®
Formulary
Capsules

Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID Physician

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Bedaquiline Sirturo®
Formulary
Tablets
Restricted ItemCan only be prescribed after discussion with an ID physician
Link  NHS England Commissioning Policy
 

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Capreomycin Capastat®
Formulary
Intramuscular Injection

Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician

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Delamanid Deltyba®
Formulary
Tablets
Restricted ItemCan only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician
Link  NHS England Commissioning Policy
 

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Prothionamide
Formulary
Tablets


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Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician

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Streptomycin Sulphate
Formulary
Intramuscular Injection

Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician.

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Cycloserine
Formulary
Capsules

Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician

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P-aminosalicylic acid Paser®
Formulary
Sachets

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Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician
Link  A UK based resource to support the monitoring and safe use of anti-tuberculosis drugs and second line treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
 

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Thioacetazone
Formulary
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Restricted Item Can only be prescribed following discussion with an ID physician
Link  A UK based resource to support the monitoring and safe use of anti-tuberculosis drugs and second line treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
 

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Rifampicin and Isoniazid Rimactazid® 300
Non Formulary

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