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 Formulary Chapter 7: Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders - Full Chapter
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Drugs for erectile dysfunction
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Alprostadil
Alprostadil (Caverject®)
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Brown Traffic Light  For erectile dysfuction in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 41E.

APCO May 2016.

Black Traffic Light  For penile rehabilitation following prostate surgery in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 233C.

APCO November 2012.

 
   
Alprostadil (MUSE®)
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Brown Traffic Light  For erectile dysfuction in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 41E.

APCO May 2016.

Black Traffic Light  For penile rehabilitation following prostate surgery in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 233C.

APCO November 2012.

 
   
Alprostadil (Viridal® Duo)
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Brown Traffic Light  For erectile dysfuction in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 41E.

APCO May 2016.

Black Traffic Light  For penile rehabilitation following prostate surgery in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 233C.

APCO November 2012.

 
   
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors
07.04.05  Expand sub section  Papaverine and phentolamine
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Alprostadil 3mg/g cream  (Vitaros®)
(Erectile dysfunction)

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For erectile dysfuction in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 41E.

APCO May 2016.

 
  
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
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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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