North Central London
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5 Infections

Prescribing of systemic antimicrobials is 'protected'. All prescribing MUST be in accordance with the Trust Antimicrobial Policy and in conjunction with local antimicrobial guideline:

05-01-02-02 Carbapenems

Ertapenem
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Microbiology approval only
  • RFL:
    • Microbiology approval only (except ITU, microbiology approval required within 48 hours)
  • RNOH:
    • Microbiologist approval only
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Restricted antibiotic - Microbiology approval only

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Imipenem + Cilastatin
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Microbiology approval only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary

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Meropenem
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Microbiology approval only
  • RFL:
    • Restricted to Neutropenic sepsis (penicillin allergy) and ITU (microbiology approval required within 48 hours)
    • Microbiology approval for all other indications
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Microbiology approval only

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