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8 Malignant disease and immunosuppression
08-02-02 Other immunosuppressants

Ciclosporin
Formulary
Capsules
Oral solution

note Prescribe by brand. Do not switch between brands.
Brands:
  • Capimune®
  • Capsorin®
  • Deximune®
  • Neoral®


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    Tacrolimus
    Formulary
    Capsules
    Granules
    Modified-release capsules
    Concentrate for intravenous infusion

    note Prescribe by brand. Do not switch between brands.

    There are 3 different oral formulations of tacrolimus:
  • Adoport®, Prograf®, Capexion®, Tacni®, and Vivadex® are immediate-release capsules that are taken twice daily, once in the morning and once in the evening;
  • Modigraf® granules are used to prepare an immediate-release oral suspension which is taken twice daily, once in the morning and once in the evening;
  • Advagraf® is a prolonged-release capsule that is taken once daily, in the morning.
  • Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update, June 2012. Oral tacrolimus products - prescribe by brand
     

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    Basiliximab Simulect®
    Non Formulary

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    Belatacept Nulojix®
    Non Formulary

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    Daclizumab Zenapax®
    Non Formulary

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    Sirolimus Rapamune®
    Non Formulary
    MAY BE USED FOR ESTABLISHED PATIENTS ONLY

    note The 500 microgram tablets are not bioequivalent with the 1mg and 2mg tablets and multiples must not be used as a substitute for the other tablet strengths.


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