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Drug Name Classification Clinical Indication Comments
AMILORIDE Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

ATOMOXETINE (UPDATED) Orange Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Adults
Full SCA

Children and adolescents
Full SCA

 

AZATHIOPRINE Orange Dermatological disease

Full SCA

BECLOMETASONE/FORMETEROL/GLYCOPYRRONIUM (Trimbow ®) (NEW) Do not prescribe Asthma

As per the Respiratory Prescribing Group September 22

Different strengths are licensed for different indications – please check the BNF

CAPTOPRIL Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

DEXAMFETAMINE Orange Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Adults
Full SCA

Children and adolescents
Full SCA

ENALAPRIL Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

FUROSEMIDE Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

GLYCOPYRONIUM/BECLOMETASONE/FORMETEROL DPI (Trimbow NEXThaler) Green Maintenance treatment of adults with moderate to severe COPD

Reviewed by the Respiratory Prescribing Group September 2021

 

GLYCOPYRRONIUM / BECLOMETASONE / FORMOTEROL metered dose Inhaler (Trimbow®) Green Maintenance of COPD.

Different strengths are licensed for different indications – please check the BNF

GUANFACINE Orange ADHD - Adult

Adult Full SCA and Request Form

GUANFACINE Orange ADHD - Peadiatric

Paediatric Full SCA and Request Form

LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE Orange ADHD when response to methylphenidate is inadequate

Adults
Full SCA

Children and adolescents
Full SCA

LISINOPRIL Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

LITHIUM SALTS Orange Mania, Bipolar Disorder, Recurrent Depression or Aggressive or Self-mutilating behaviour.

Full SCA     Request form

LOSARTAN Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

METHOTREXATE Oral Orange Dermatological disease

Full SCA

METHYLPHENIDATE (+'CR') Orange Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)- prescribe CR formulation by brand name only

For information about products please see relevant Shared Care.
Adults:  Full SCA
Children & adolescents:  Full SCA

SPIRONOLACTONE Orange Heart failure and hypertension in infants and children

Full SCA

TESTOSTERONE Orange Replacement therapy in children and adolescents

Full SCA

VENLAFAXINE Orange Treatment resistant depression - high dose (≥300mg)

Full SCA     Request form

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Recent documents from LLR APC and TAS


About the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Area Prescribing Committee

In common with other local health communities, the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Area Prescribing Committee (LLR APC) acknowledges the benefits of having a Leicestershire Health Community-wide strategy for the prescribing of specialist medicines and the managed entry of new drugs and related technologies.

Leicestershire Health Community comprises the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Integrated Care Board, University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), amongst which there is a total consensus on the need for this strategy, and the LLR APC has been in place since 2005. Learn more