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Changes to Formulary as of 15th September 2021:

BNF Category Number

Product/indication

Detail of change

8.2.4

Atezolizumab

Added link to NICE TA705

8.2.4

Ozanimid

Added as a NOT APPROVED drug and added link to NICE TA706

8.2.4

Nivolumab

Added link to NICE TA707, TA713 and NICE TA716

1.5.2

Budesonide (Jorveza®)

Added link to NICE TA708

8.1.5

Pembrolizumab

Added link to NICE TA709

9.1.3a

Ravulizumab

Added link to NICE TA710

10.1.3

Guselkumab

Added as a RED drug and added link to NICE TA711

8.3.4.2

Enzalutamide

Added link to NICE TA712

8.1.5

Dasatinib

Added as a NOT APPROVED drug and added link to NICE TA714

8.1.5

Duvelisib

Added as a NOT APPROVED drug and added link to NICE TA717

10.1.3

Ixekizumab

Added link to NICE TA718

10.1.3

Secukinumab

Added link to NICE TA719

13.5.3

Bimekizumab

Added as a RED drug and added link to NICE TA723

13

 

Added link to NICE NG198

13.6.1

Treclin® gel

Added as a GREEN drug

13.6.1

Duac® 3% and 5% gel

Added as a GREEN drug

5

 

Added link to NICE NG199

4.8.1

Permapanel

Added oral suspension and add link to updated June 2021 NTAG recommendation

8.1.5

CDK4/6 inhibitors (abemaciclib▼, palbociclib▼, ribociclib▼): reports of interstitial lung disease and pneumonitis, including severe cases

Added link to MHRA Drug Safety Update

8.2.4

Atezolizumab (Tecentriq▼) and other immune-stimulatory anti-cancer drugs: risk of severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs)

Added link to MHRA Drug Safety Update

11.3.1

Chloramphenicol eye drops containing borax or boric acid buffers: use in children younger than 2 years

Added link to MHRA Drug Safety Update

13

Oral retinoid medicines (isotretinoin▼, alitretinoin▼, and acitretin▼): temporary monitoring advice during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Added link to MHRA Drug Safety Update

7.1.1

Misoprostol 25microgram tablets

Added as a RED drug

11.8.1

Lacri-Lube eye ointment

Deleted as discontinued

5.3.1

Symtuza®

Added as a RED drug

4.10.2

Varenicline

Changed from GREEN to AMBER SR drug

4.10.2

 

Changes to wording for County Durham Stop Smoking Service