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A2.02.02.03  Expand sub section  Nutritional supplements: More than 1.5 kcal/mL and 5 g (or more) protein/100 mL
Complan® Shake
(Powder sachet)
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First Choice

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
Altraplen Compact ®
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Ensure® Compact
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Foodlink® Complete
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Foodlink® Complete with Fibre
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Forticreme® Complete
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fortisip Compact Protein
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fortisip® Compact
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fortisip® Compact Fibre
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fortisip® Extra
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fresubin Powder Extra
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fresubin® 2 kcal Drink
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  Restricted for use only where a patient is under a specialist/dietitian. 2kcal/ml supplements can be used to reduce the volume in bolus feeding via PEG tube or in fluid restricted patients, such as ascites in liver disease. See Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO July 2014.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fresubin® 2 kcal Fibre Drink
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  Restricted for use only where a patient is under a specialist/dietitian. 2kcal/ml supplements can be used to reduce the volume in bolus feeding via PEG tube or in fluid restricted patients, such as ascites in liver disease. See Clinical Commissioning Policy 277.

APCO July 2014.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Fresubin® Creme
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Nutilis® Complete Stage 1
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Renilon® 7.5
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Resource® 2.0
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  Restricted for use only where a patient is under a specialist/dietitian. 2kcal/ml supplements can be used to reduce the volume in bolus feeding via PEG tube or in fluid restricted patients, such as ascites in liver disease. See Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO July 2014.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Resource® Dessert Fruit
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Vegenat® -med Balanced Protein
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
Vegenat® -med High Protein
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Restricted Drug Restricted

Brown Traffic Light  In line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 277

APCO May 2017.

Black Traffic Light  For patients in care and nursing homes. Food fortification by care home staff should be used in most cases. Exceptions are PEG tube patients or patients with head and neck cancer or motor neurone disease.

APCO September 2015.

 
   
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Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
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

Red

Red: Medicines which should only be prescribed in secondary care by a specialist.  

Amber Continuation

Amber Continuation: Medicines which should be initiated or recommended by a specialist for continuation in primary care. The specialist must notify the GP that the prescribing responsibility has been transferred.   

Amber Shared Care Protocol

Amber Shared Care Protocol: Medicines which are appropriate to be initiated and stabilised by a specialist, once stabilised the medicine may be appropriate for responsibility to be transferred from secondary to primary care with the agreement of a GP and a formal ‘shared care’ agreement. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Area Prescribing Committee Oxfordshire (APCO).   

Green

Green: Medicines which are suitable for initiation and ongoing prescribing within primary care.   

Brown

Brown: Medicines which should only be prescribed in restricted circumstances.  

Black

Black: Medicines which are not recommended for use because of lack of evidence of clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness or safety.  

OCCG Green

not used  

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