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Prescribing support

These documents provide additional information for GPs who are prescribing medication that has been classified Amber Initiated or Amber Retained.

Please see the Shared Care section for shared care frameworks for medicines with Purple classification.

Documents

Amber retained
APOMORPHINE, prescribing support information
Date Posted: 28 - Sep - 2016
Body System: Nervous system
Amber initiated
ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS, prescribing support information
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
Amber retained
DEGARELIX (Firmagon®) prescribing support information
Date Posted: 01 - Mar - 2017
Body System: Malignant disease
Amber initiated
DEMENTIA DRUGS: information for primary care
Date Posted: 29 - Nov - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
Amber initiated
Denosumab 60mg in 1ml prefilled syringe
Date Posted: 14 - Aug - 2018
Body System: Endocrine System
Amber initiated
Glyceryl Trinitrate Transdermal Patch For Children
Date Posted: 27 - Sep - 2017
Body System: Cardiovascular system
Amber retained
Gonadorelin Analogues prescribing support information
Date Posted: 15 - Nov - 2018
Body System: Malignant disease
Amber retained
HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2018
Body System: Musculoskeletal system
Amber retained
Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) for adults
Date Posted: 26 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Blood and blood-forming organs
Amber initiated
Mepacrine
Date Posted: 11 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Skin
Amber retained
Nitrazepam for the treatment of epilepsy in children
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2018
Body System: Nervous system