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 Formulary Chapter 15: Anaesthesia - Full Chapter
15.01.05  Expand sub section  Neuromuscular blocking drugs
15.01.05  Expand sub section  Non-depolarising muscle relaxants
Atracurium besilate injection
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Cisatracurium injection
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Red
ICU USE ONLY 
   
Gallamine bromide injection
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Red
 
   
Mivacurium chloride injection
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Red
 
   
Pancuronium bromide injection
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Rocuronium bromide injectiom
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Suxamethonium chloride injection
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Vecuronium bromide injection
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15.01.05  Expand sub section  Depolarising muscle relaxants
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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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

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Red

Specialist or hospital prescribing only. The responsibility for prescribing, monitoring, dose adjustment and review should remain with the specialist or hospital. In very exceptional circumstances a specialist may discuss individual patient need for a RED drug to be prescribed by a GP and the GP should consider informing the Medicines Management team before a decision is made to prescribe for individual patients.   

Amber 1

Treatment can be initiated in primary care after a recommendation from an appropriate specialist  

Amber 2

Specialist initiation followed by maintenance prescribing in primary care  

Amber 3

Specialist initiation with ongoing monitoring required. After dose stabilisation GPs can be requested to take over prescribing responsibilities using the approved APC shared care documentation  

Green

Specialist and non-specialist initiation  

Grey

Not recommended for prescribing  

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