netFormulary South East London Joint Medicines Formulary NHS
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
09.09  Expand sub section  Miscellaneous preparations
Acidophilus extra capsules (Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifido bacteria)

Formulary Treatment of general digestion problems, diarrhoea, and antibiotic associated diarrhoea
Brewers Yeast tablets

Formulary Pseudomembranous
Dose:Three tablets 8 hourly for 5-7 days
Ubiquinone tabs (Co-enzyme Q10)

Formulary For patients with xeroderma pigmentosum, who have progressed neurodegeneration resulting in significant morbidity.

Dose: 240 mg twice daily
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Traffic Light Status Information

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