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 Formulary Chapter 11: Eye - Full Chapter
11.05  Expand sub section  Mydriatics and cycloplegics
11.05  Expand sub section  Antimuscarinics
Atropine 0.01% eye drops
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Red

unlicensed

eye drops;

To be prescribed under the supervision of a Consultant Ophthalmologist only

To slow the progress of myopia in children

 
   
Atropine 1% eye drops
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Green

eye drops; unit dose eye drops

 
   
Cyclopentolate eye drops
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Green

0.5% eye drops; unit dose eye droops

1% eye drops; unit dose eye drops

 

 
   
Tropicamide eye drops
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Green

0.5% unit dose eye drops

1% eye drops; unit dose eye drops

 
   
11.05  Expand sub section  Sympathomimetics
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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

Amber

Suitable for prescribing in primary care following recommendation or initiation by a specialist. Little or no specific monitoring required. Patient may need a regular review, but this would not exceed that required for other medicines routinely prescribed in primary care. Brief prescribing document or information sheet may be required.  

Amber 1

Suitable for prescribing in primary care following recommendation or initiation by a specialist. Minimal monitoring required. Patient may need a regular review, but this would not exceed that required for other medicines routinely prescribed in primary care. Full prior agreement about patientís on-going care must be reached under the shared care agreement.  

Amber 2

Initiated by specialist and transferred to primary care following a successful initiation period. Significant monitoring required on an on-going basis. Full prior agreement about patientís on-going care must be reached under the shared care agreement. Suitable for enhanced service.  

Black

NOT recommended for use by the NHS in Lancashire. Includes medicines that NICE has not recommended for use and terminated technology appraisals, unless there is a local need.  

Blue

Products shown as blue have different Traffic Light List classifications dependent on indication. See the accompanying text next to the product for further information  

Green

Appropriate for initiation and ongoing prescribing in both primary and secondary care. Generally, little or no routine drug monitoring is required.  

Purple

Low Priority for Prescribing - see Low Priority for Prescribing Policy  

Red

Medicine is supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course. Primary care initiation or continuation of treatment is not recommended unless exceptional circumstances such as specialist GP.  

Red Specialist Centre

Prescribing restricted to Specialist Centres only  

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