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:

05-04-01 Antimalarials

Artesunate
Formulary

Approved for severe falciparum malaria (November 2015) 

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • To be used on the recommendation of the Infectious Diseases Team or Microbiology according to the NMUHT malaria guidelines.
    • See Trust guideline via intranet
    • Available from ‘special-order’ manufacturers or specialist importing companies
  • RFL:
    • Microbiology/ID approval only
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
Link  WH: Malaria Investigation and Treatment Guideline for Adults

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