Formulary Chapter 25: A2 - Borderline substances - Full Chapter
Further Guidance and Useful Sources of Information
Further guidance and sources of information on enteral feeds, nutritional supplements, specialised formulas, infant formulae and feed additives & supplements are available on Chapter 9 of the formulary.
The complete adult oral nutritional supplements (ONS) formulary and guidance on how to initiate ONS in Primary Care are included there also.
These should be read and referred to in conjunction with this chapter of the formulary.
Specialised formulas: Infant and child
Second line choice for CMA (EHF)
Use first line in infants with severe diarrhoea/severe GI symptoms who would benefit from a lactose free formula.
Specialist recommendation followed by GP initiation and continuation
Specialist or GP initiation in line with local guideline after 1st line failure followed by GP continuation
Specialist initiation and stabilisation followed by GP continuation
Specialist initiation and stabilisation followed by GP continuation in line with an agreed shared care guideline
Hospital or specialist prescribing only
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.