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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
09.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Oral iron
Ferrous Fumarate
(210mg tablets)
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First Choice 68mg iron per tablet 
Ferrous Fumarate
(322mg tablets)
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Formulary 100mg iron per tablet 
   
Ferrous Sulphate
(200mg tablets)
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Formulary 65mg iron per tablet 
   
Ferric Maltol (Feraccru)
(30mg hard capsules)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green 2
30mg iron per capsule

Restricted Item Consultant gastroenterologist only

Alternative to IV iron in IBD patients intolerant to existing oral iron products, as per GMMMMG recommendations  
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Ferrous Fumarate
(140mg/5ml sugar-free syrup)
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Formulary 45mg iron per 5ml 
   
Sodium Feredetate (Sytron)
(190mg/5ml sugar-free elixir)
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Formulary 27.5mg iron per 5ml 
   
09.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Iron and folic acid
09.01.01.01  Expand sub section  Compound iron preparations
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 Non Formulary Items
Compound iron preparations  (Ferrograd C®)

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Non Formulary
 
Compound iron preparations  (Givitol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Fumarate  (Galfer)
(305mg capsules)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Gluconate

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate  (Ferrograd®)

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Non Formulary
 
Ferrous Sulphate  (Ironorm® drops)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acid  (Ferrograd Folic)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acid  (Pregaday)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acide  (Fefol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Iron and Folic Acide  (Galfer FA®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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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

Drugs designated amber are suitable for shared care arrangements under a shared care protocol. Prescribing may be transferred from secondary to primary care once the patient is stabilised and agreed shared care arrangements have been established. Alternatively primary care may initiate under the supervision of secondary care if this option is given in the shared care document. It is recommended that shared care arrangements should be drawn up following local discussion and agreement by prescribing parties.   

Black

These products have been reviewed by the GM Joint Formulary Group and have been deemed not suitable for prescribing for adults in primary or secondary care within Greater Manchester. These decisions have been made on the basis of safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of the products.  

Green

Not used   

Green 1

Drugs designated green1 are suitable for initiation and ongoing prescribing within primary care.   

Green 2

Drugs designated green2 can be initiated by primary care following written or verbal advice from a specialist and then be subsequently safely prescribed in primary care with little or no monitoring required.  

Green 3

Drugs designated green3 are suitable for on-going prescribing within primary care after specialist initiation and an initial review (unless specified) in secondary care. Little or no monitoring is required.  

Grey

Not suitable for routine prescribing but may be suitable for a defined patient population. Whilst prescribers should think very carefully before prescribing or recommending any of the products on the grey list, there may be exceptional instances when the use of one of these products is necessary for a particular patient.   

Red

Drugs designated red are considered to be specialist medicines and prescribing responsibility for these medicines should normally remain with the consultant or specialist clinician. These drugs should not be initiated or prescribed in primary care. It is recommended that the supply of these specialist medicines should be organised via the hospital pharmacy, this may include arranging for supply via a home care company.   

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