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:

05-01-13 Urinary-tract infections

Methenamine hippurate
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Approved for recurrent UTIs in adults who have experienced ≥ 2 UTIs in the last 6 months, or ≥ 3 in the last 12 months (JFC April 2017)

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • As per above agreed JFC indication
  • RFL:
    • As per above JFC agreed indication  
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Nitrofurantoin
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Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • See MHRA Drug Safety Update
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Nitrofurantoin suspension is restricted to paediatric patients unable to swallow tablets 

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Nitrofurantoin modified release
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Provider notes

  •  NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
    • Non-formulary
  •  WH:
    • No restriction stated

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