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 Formulary Chapter 6: Endocrine system - Full Chapter
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Status Description
  Red   Specialist Prescribing only. The responsibility for prescribing, monitoring, dose adjustment and review should remain with the specialist. 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