North Central London
Joint Formulary
 
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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:

05-01-05 Macrolides

Azithromycin tabs/caps/suspension
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • Refer to Microguide for agreed indications, all other indications require microbiology approval
    • Used for prophylaxis and treatment of Mycobacterium avium intracellulare in HIV
  • RNOH:
    • Oral suspension available as 200 mg/5mL
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Suspension is reserved for Paediatric and Neonatal use only

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Clarithromycin
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • Microbiologist approval only
    • Oral suspension available as 250 mg/5mL
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Erythromycin
Formulary

NOTE: There is more than one monograph for this medicine, click here to search for formulary status and its use for other indications. 

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Injection is reserved for the use of Paediatrics only
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • Oral suspension available as 125 mg/5mL and 250 mg/5mL
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Restricted to Maternity use or as prokinetic

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Clarithromycin modified release
Non Formulary

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Telithromycin Ketek®
Non Formulary

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