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:

05-01-07 Vancomycin and teicoplanin

Teicoplanin
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Microbiology approval only
  • RFL:
    • See microbiology guidelines for agreed indications
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Restricted to OPAT and theatres

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Vancomycin intravenous
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Microbiology approval only
  • RFL:
    • Refer to vancomycin prescribing guidelines in Microguide
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Check with Microbiology

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Vancomycin oral
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Microbiology approval only
  • RFL:
    • Injection used orally: Refer to Microguide for C. difficile treatment (injection is licensed for oral use and should be used for inpatients) 
    • Capsules: Outpatient and discharge prescribing only
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Microbiology approval only

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