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 Formulary Chapter 15: Anaesthesia - Full Chapter
15.01.05  Expand sub section  Neuromuscular blocking drugs
15.01.05  Expand sub section  Non-depolarising muscle relaxants
Atracurium Besilate
(injection)
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Formulary
Red
  • 25mg in 2.5ml amp
  • 50mg in 5ml amp
  • 250mg in 25ml vial

 

 

 
   
Cisatracurium 
(Injection)
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Red
  • SFT only
  • 2mg/ml or 5mg/ml
 
   
Mivacurium 
(IV)
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Red
  • GWH only
  • Injection 2 mg/ml
 
   
Pancuronium 
(injection)
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Red
  • 2mg in 1ml
  • 4mg in 2ml
 
   
Rocuronium 
(injection)
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Red
  •  50mg in 5ml vial
 
   
Vecuronium 
(IV)
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Red
  • 10mg injection vial

 

 
   
15.01.05  Expand sub section  Depolarising muscle relaxants
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Scottish Medicines Consortium
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Cytotoxic Drug
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Status Description

Red

RED - Hospital only to be prescribed by a specialist and supplied from secondary care ONLY throughout treatment.  

Amber

Amber medicines are considered suitable for GP prescribing following specialist initiation or recommendation.  

Amber with Shared Care

Shared Care - these medicines require specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.  

Green

These medicines are appropriate for initiation in both primary and secondary care. Prescribing is appropriate within licensed or local recommendations.  

Self

Suitable for patient to be directed to buy themselves  

Grey

Not currently used. We intend to include this TLS in future to highlight where a decision to use this medicine is under review.   

Black

Not currently used. We intend to include this TLS in future to highlight where a decision has been made by either or both the local or national NHS not to routinely commission this preparation for its licensed indications. Do not prescribe.  

Red Specialist Centre

Not currently used. We intend to include this TLS in future to highlight where this medicine and indication is ONLY available through a Specialist Centre according to a NICE Highly Specialised Technology or NHSE Specialised Commission Circular / Policy.  

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