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 Formulary Chapter 11: Eye - Full Chapter
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular diagnostic and peri-operative preparations and photodynamic treatment
Aflibercept (Eylea)
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Link  NICE TA294: Macular degeneration (wet age-related) - aflibercept (1st line)
Link  NICE TA305: Macular oedema (central retinal vein occlusion) - aflibercept solution for injection
Link  NICE TA307: Colorectal cancer (metastatic) - aflibercept
Link  NICE TA346: Aflibercept for treating diabetic macular oedema
Link  NICE TA409: Aflibercept for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion
Link  NICE TA486: Aflibercept for treating choroidal neovascularisation
   
Ocriplasmin intravitreal injection (Jetrea)
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Link  NICE TA297: Vitreomacular traction - ocriplasmin
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular diagnostic preparations
Fluorescein injection 10% (Anatera(r))
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Formulary  
   
Fluorescein Sodium (Minims)
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Formulary Eye drops 1% and 2% 
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Ocular peri-operative drugs
Acetylcholine Chloride (Miochol-E)
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Formulary Intra-ocular irrigation 10mg/ml 
   
Apraclonidine 0.5% eye drops (Iopidine)
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Formulary 5ml bottle

For short-term adjunctive treatment of chronic glaucoma in patients not adequately controlled by another drug 
   
Apraclonidine 1% unit dose eye drops (Iopidine)
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Formulary Ophthalmic solution 1%

For control or prevention of postoperative elevation of intra-ocular pressure after anterior segment laser surgery 
   
Diclofenac Sodium (Voltarol Ophtha)
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Formulary Eye drops 0.1% 
   
Ketorolac Trometamol (Acular)
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Formulary Eye drops 0.5% 
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Subfoveal choroidal neovascularisation
Ranibizumab (Lucentis)
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High Cost Medicine
CCG
BlueTeq

Intravitreal injection 2.3mg/0.23ml (10mg/ml)

 
Link  NICE TA274: Macular oedema (diabetic)
Link  NICE TA283: Macular oedema (retinal vein occlusion)
Link  NICE TA298: Choroidal neovascularisation (pathological myopia)
   
11.08.02  Expand sub section  Vitreomacular traction to top
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 Non Formulary Items
Bevacizumab  (Avastin)

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Non Formulary
 
Bromofenac 0.09% eye drops  (Yellox )

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Non Formulary
 
Diclofenac Sodium  (Voltarol® Ophtha multidose)

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Non Formulary
 
Flurbiprofen Sodium  (Ocufen®)

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Non Formulary
 
Indocyanine green

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Non Formulary
 
Nepafenac  (Nevanac®)

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Non Formulary
 
Pegaptanib Sodium  (Macugen®)

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Non Formulary
 
Rose Bengal  (Minims® Rose Bengal)

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Tear flow test strips  (Sno Strips)

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Verteporfin  (Visudyne)

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High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Amber 1

"Amber 1" - These are medicines that require significant monitoring and the decision to treat with an AMBER medicine should be made by specialists only  

Amber 2

"Amber 2" - These are medicines that require little or no monitoring by the GP, but should only be prescribed in general practice after they have been recommended following specialist referral.  

Red

"Red" - Secondary care only  

RedRed

"Double Red" - NOT recommended for prescribing in either primary or secondary care  

Grey

Traffic light status to be confirmed  

Green

May be prescribed in primary and secondary care  

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