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

05-03-01 Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

Abacavir
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • For TB / HIV clinic only

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Abacavir + Lamivudine
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • To be prescribed as per BHIVA Guidelines by the HIV team only
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • For TB / HIV clinic only

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Abacavir + Lamivudine + Zidovudine Trizivir®
Formulary

Provider notes

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

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Emtricitabine
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • To be prescribed as per BHIVA Guidelines by the HIV team only
    • Patients currently benefiting from FTC in their combination therapy, who either accessed FTC in studies or move to London with FTC as part of their existing regimen, should continue to receive FTC without interruption
    • For patients who have previously not received 3TC, the decision to prescribe 3TC or FTC to be made by the clinician and patient after discussion and consideration of relevant factors
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • For TB / HIV clinic only

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Emtricitabine + Rilpivirine + Tenofovir disoproxil Eviplera®
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • NHSE approval required
    • Initiation restricted to Consultants HIV Medicine
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary

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Emtricitabine + Tenofovir alafenamide Descovy®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary
Link  NHSE 16043/P: Tenofovir Alafenamide for treatment of HIV 1 in adults and adolescents

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Lamivudine
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Epivir brand only approved for HIV patients
    • Zeffix brand approved for HIV and Hepatitis B patients
  • RFL:
    • 150mg & 300mg approved for HIV patients
    • 100mg approved for Hepatitis B patients
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Epivir brand on formulary

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Rilpivirine
Formulary

Provider notes

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

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Stavudine
Formulary

Provider notes

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

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Tenofovir disoproxil + Cobicistat + Elvitegravir + Emtricitabine Stribild®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • See MHRA Drug Safety Update
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • For TB / HIV clinic only
Link  NHSE B06/P/x: Stribild® for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults

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Tenofovir disoproxil + Efavirenz + Emtricitabine
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • To be prescribed by the HIV team only, in line with the BHIVA Guidelines
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • For TB / HIV clinic only

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Tenofovir disoproxil + Emtricitabine
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • To be prescribed by the HIV team only, in line with the BHIVA Guidelines
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Restricted for use in accordance with RNOH Sharps Policy and Inoculation Management (see policy)
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
Link  RNOH: Sharps Policy and Inoculation Management

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Tenofovir disproxil
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • Approved for HIV
    • Approved for Hepatitis B - see NICE TA
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
Link  NICE TA173: Hepatitis B (chronic) - tenofovir disoproxil

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Zidovudine
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • HIV medicine only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Zidovudine infusion is for use by Women’s Health only
    • Caps 100mg, 250mg; Infusion 200mg/2 ml only  

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Zidovudine + Lamivudine
Formulary

Provider notes

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

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