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Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group
Milton Keynes Community Health Services
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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.12  Expand sub section  Lipid-regulating drugs
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NHS England and the Accelerated Access Collaborative have produced a Pathway for the management of Statin Intolerance for patients with CVD risk that has been endorsed by NICE.

 

02.12  Expand sub section  Bile acid sequestrants
02.12  Expand sub section  Ezetimibe
02.12  Expand sub section  Fibrates
02.12  Expand sub section  Statins to top
Rosuvastatin
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Fourth Choice
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Crestor® Tablets 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg   

Note: Restricted for 4th line use in familial hypercholesterolaemia and secondary prevention where target levels have not been met with other statins.

 
Link  Rosuvastatin PrescQIPP review
Link  Rosuvastatin QIPP further information
Link  Rosuvastatin QIPP summary
   
Atorvastatin
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Formulary
Green

Tablets 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg

 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update (Dec 2014)
Link  NPC: Info on simvstatin 80mg vs atorvastatin 80mg (Aug 2010)
   
Pravastatin
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Formulary
Green

Tablets 10mg, 20mg, 40mg 

 
   
Simvastatin
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Formulary
Green

Tablets 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg 

 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update (Dec 2014)
   
02.12  Expand sub section  Nicotinic acid group
02.12  Expand sub section  Omega-3 fatty acid compounds
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 Non Formulary Items
Fluvastatin  (Lescol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Simvastatin and Ezetimibe  (Inegy)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Green

Routine prescribing within licensed indication  

Amber 1

Specialist recommendation followed by GP initiation and continuation  

Amber 2

Specialist or GP initiation in line with local guideline after 1st line failure followed by GP continuation   

Amber 3

Specialist initiation and stabilisation followed by GP continuation  

Amber SCG

Specialist initiation and stabilisation followed by GP continuation in line with an agreed shared care guideline  

Red

Hospital or specialist prescribing only  

Red Red

These medicines have been evaluated and rejected by MKPAG and are NOT approved for use within MK. They are not recommended for use because of lack of clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness or safety.  

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