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A2.05  Expand sub section  Feed additives
A2.05.01  Expand sub section  Special additives for conditions of intolerance
ProPrems®
(In neonates)
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Red

Specialist use only on neonate ward.

APCO January 2020.

 
   
A2.05.02  Expand sub section  Feed thickeners and pre-thickened drinks
Resource® ThickenUp Clear
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Amber Continuation

Suitable for continuation in primary care following recommendation from a specialist or Speech and Language Therapist only.

 
   
Carobel, Instant®
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Brown

In line with ACBS condition.

APCO January 2019.

 
   
A2.05.03  Expand sub section  Flavouring preparations
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 Non Formulary Items
Colief®

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Black

Not recommended for the relief of symptoms associated with lactose intolerance in infants due to lack evidence for effectiveness.

APCO March 2010.

 
Fructose

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Multi-thick®

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Non Formulary
 
Nutilis Clear  (Nutilis®)

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Nutilis® Powder

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Probiotics

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Black

Not NHS Not suitable for prescribing as not in the Drug Tariff.

 
Resource® Thickened Drink

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Resource® ThickenUp®

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Non Formulary
 
SLO Drinks®

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Non Formulary
 
Thick and Easy® Original

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Non Formulary
 
Thixo-D® Original

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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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