North Central London
Joint Formulary
 
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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:

05-03-03-01 Chronic hepatitis B

Adefovir Dipivoxil
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • This medicine has a positive NICE Technology Appraisal BUT IS NOT LISTED IN THE TRUST FORMULARY AS AN ALTERNATIVE NICE APPROVED MEDICINE IS USED.
  • RFL:
    • Restricted to Hepatology/Virology
    • As per NICE guidance
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
Link  NICE TA96: Hep B - adefovir dipivoxil and pegylated interferon alpha-2a

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Entecavir
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Positive NICE TA This medicine has a positive NICE Technology Appraisal and is listed in the Trust Medicines Formulary when used in line with NICE recommendations and/or Local Trust Guidelines.
    • See link below
  • RFL:
    • See NICE TA for eligibility criteria
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
Link  NICE TA153: Hepatitis B (chronic) - etecavir

GP - Red View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF  HCD
Telbivudine
Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA154 (not recommended): Telbivudine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

GP - Red View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF