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Format of formulary

The drugs in this formulary are listed using the BNF classification of drugs. This does not imply drugs listed in one section of the formulary cannot be used for other licensed indications. Any restrictions to use will be indicated. It may be necessary to look in other sections of the formulary to identify if a drug is included.

† denotes a less preferred choice of medicine but is included in the formulary for those occasions when an alternative to the listed choices is required.
- Denotes medicines for which all suspected reactions (including those that are not serious) are to be reported through the yellow card scheme.
Drugs or preparations marked in red are not for transfer to primary care prescribing.

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