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 Introduction
Welcome to the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust's Formulary and Prescribing Guidelines

***For tips on searching and navigating the formulary scroll to the bottom of this page.***

Useful Links

ANTIMICROBIAL GUIDELINES:
USEFUL MEDICINES ADVICE RESOURCES:
DRUG CHARTS, PRESCRIPTION FORMS and REQUEST FORMS (Trust staff access only)
PATIENT INFORMATION:

Medicines for mental health: 

Medicines for physical health:

   

REPORT AN ADVERSE EFFECT:

 

News Feed

Supply issue RESOLVED: Delmosart 18mg and 27mg strengths will be back in stock at wholesalers from today (5th August).


The July 2019 Drugs & Therapeutics Group Bullet Point summary includes links to updated and new policies, guidelines, shared care protocols, new drugs, drug shartages and more. Please click on this link to open the 3 page summary.


Cariprazine has been added to the formulary as a restricted medicine. It can be used in patients with schizophrenia as a second line treatment where negative symptoms predominate. For further information about the DTG decision and restriction and for prescribing information click here.


***TEMPORARY DRUG SHORTAGE*** Delmosart 18mg and 27mg tablets are temporarily unavailable. The 36mg and 54mg remain available. The manufacturer describes the shortage as short term, but is unable to provide a resolution date currently. Updates will be posted here when known. Bioequivalent alternatives that could be prescribed in the interim include Xaggitin XL or Concerta XL.


Shared Care Best Practice Guideline - Oxfordshire CCG has published a joint document with the OUH and Oxford Health that aims to improve the communication of shared care.


Phenelzine shortage: the sole manufacturer of phenelzine has announced that they will be out of stock of phenelzine between August and at least October. There are more details available on the Specialist Pharmacy Services website and we will add all updates to our formulary pages.


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How to search the formulary:
You can search for individual drugs by typing the drug name into the search box on the home page. Alternatively you can search for individual drugs or sections of the formulary by clicking on the chapter link from the menu at the top. This will take you to chapter headings based on the format of the BNF. Within these chapters there are links to Oxford Health prescribing guidelines, policies, shared care protocols, NICE guidelines, and other useful documents, guidance and medicines information.

Each page of drugs has three columns:
- first column = drug name with links to the BNF, BNFc and SPC.
- second column = Oxford Health formulary status.
- third column = CCG traffic light status with additional notes and links. A key can be found at the bottom of each page.


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