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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Section
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Nutrition/Blood related Prescribing Guidance

Please see our Prescribing Guidelines page for all prescribing guidance relating to this chapter.

Nutrition/Blood related Shared Care Agreements

Please see our Shared Care Agreements page for all shared care agreements (SCAs) relating to this chapter.

 

Self-care

Many of the products in this chapter are available for purchase over-the-counter, and patients are encouraged to self-care, with the support of their community pharmacist, in the first instance.

For further information on self-care & the NHS, please refer to https://www.england.nhs.uk/medicines/conditions-for-which-over-the-counter-items-should-not-routinely-be-prescribed/

Numbers in brackets indicate counts of (Formulary items, Non Formulary items)
09.01 Anaemias and some other blood disorders (0,0)
09.01.01 Iron-deficiency anaemias (0,0)
09.01.01.01 Oral iron (3,3)
Iron and folic acid (1,1)
Compound iron preparations (0,2)
09.01.01.02 Parenteral iron (3,1)
09.01.02 Drugs used in megaloblastic anaemias (3,0)
09.01.03 Drugs used in hypoplastic, haemolytic, and renal anaemias (0,4)
Erythropoietin (3,0)
Iron overload (2,1)
09.01.04 Drugs used in autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (5,0)
09.01.05 G6PD deficiency (0,0)
09.01.06 Drugs used in neutropenia (2,2)
09.01.07 Drugs used to mobilise stem cells (1,0)
09.02 Fluids and electrolytes (0,0)
09.02.01 Oral preparations for fluid and electrolyte imbalance (0,0)
09.02.01.01 Oral potassium (2,0)
Potassium removal (3,1)
09.02.01.02 Oral sodium and water (2,0)
Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) (1,0)
09.02.01.03 Oral bicarbonate (1,0)
09.02.02 Parenteral preparations for fluid and electrolyte imbalance (0,0)
09.02.02.01 Electrolytes and water (0,0)
Intravenous sodium (3,0)
Intravenous glucose (1,0)
Intravenous potassium (1,0)
Bicarbonate and lactate (1,0)
Water (0,0)
09.02.02.02 Plasma and plasma substitutes (1,0)
Plasma substitutes (1,2)
09.03 Intravenous nutrition (0,0)
Thickeners (3,0)
09.04 Oral nutrition (0,0)
09.04.01 Foods for special diets (0,0)
09.04.02 Enteral nutrition (16,0)
09.05 Minerals (0,0)
09.05.01 Calcium and magnesium (0,0)
09.05.01.01 Calcium supplements (6,0)
09.05.01.02 Hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria (2,1)
09.05.01.03 Magnesium (3,0)
09.05.02 Phosphorus (0,0)
09.05.02.01 Phosphate supplements (3,0)
09.05.02.02 Phosphate-binding agents (5,0)
09.05.03 Fluoride (2,0)
09.05.04 Zinc (1,0)
09.05.05 Selenium (0,0)
09.06 Vitamins (0,0)
09.06.01 Vitamin A (3,0)
09.06.02 Vitamin B group (4,1)
Oral vitamin B complex preparations (2,0)
Other compounds (0,0)
09.06.03 Vitamin C (2,0)
09.06.04 Vitamin D (10,0)
09.06.05 Vitamin E (1,0)
09.06.06 Vitamin K (4,0)
09.06.07 Multivitamin preparations (6,1)
Vitamin and mineral supplements and adjuncts to synthetic diets (5,0)
09.07 Bitters and tonics (0,0)
09.08 Metabolic disorders (0,0)
09.08.01 Drugs used in metabolic disorders (1,0)
Wilsons disease (0,1)
Carnitine deficiency (1,0)
Fabry's disease (0,0)
Gaucher's disease (0,0)
Mucopolysaccharidosis I (0,0)
Pompe disease (0,0)
Nephropathic cystinosis (1,0)
Urea cycle disorders (3,0)
09.08.02 Acute porphyrias (1,0)
Drugs unsafe for use in acute porphyrias (0,0)
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