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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Chapter
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05.01.07  Expand sub section  Some other antibacterials
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Chloramphenicol
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Fosfomycin
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Fusidic acid
Sodium Fusidate (Fucidin®)
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Secondary care use only. 

APCO July 2010.

Link  MHRA Safety Update: Systemic fusidic acid and interaction with statins
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Vancomycin and teicoplanin to top
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Daptomycin
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Linezolid
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Quinupristin and dalfopristin
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Polymyxins
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Rifaximin to top
05.01.07  Expand sub section  Fidaxomicin
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Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description


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


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


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

OCCG Green

not used