The Pennine Acute Hospitals
NHS Trust Formulary
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
Antibiotic Guidelines for Paediatrics
) when making treatment choices.
05-02-03 Polyene antifungals
Prescriptions for amphotericin products must specify
to avoid mis-selection and administration of the wrong formulation.
NPSA Rapid Response Report (Sept 2007): Risk of confusion between non-lipid and lipid formulations of injectable amphotericin
Non-lipid and lipid injectable amphotericin - Rapid Response Report supporting information
Prepared by pharmacy aseptics during working hours. Liaise with pharmacy.