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 Formulary Chapter 2: Cardiovascular system - Full Chapter
02.06.02  Expand sub section  Calcium-channel blockers
Amlodipine
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Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Angitil SR)
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BD dosing

 
Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Slozem)
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DAILY dosing

 
Felodipine
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Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Adizem SR)
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BD dosing

Second line indication: Patient unable to tolerate 1st line
                                  Manufacturer supply problems with 1st line

 
   
Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Tildiem LA)
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OD dosing

 
   
Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Tildiem)
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TDS dosing

 
   
Lacidipine
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Nifedipine
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DAILY dosing - 1st line: NIDEF SR tablets 
                      2nd line: CORACTEN XL capsules

BD dosing - 1st line: ADIPINE MR tablets
                  2nd line CORACTEN SR capsules

 
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Lercanidipine
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Nicardipine
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Verapamil
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Nimodipine
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Status Description

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Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  

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These medicines are considered suitable for prescribing in Primary Care following specialist (consultant or GPwSI) initiation or recommendation. Some of these medicines may require on-going communication between the Secondary Care specialist and the Primary Care prescriber using Prescribing Information (PI) or through the use of an Effective Shared Care Agreement (ESCA) and this will be indicated in the text.  

Red

Drugs which require special consideration. These are drugs for use in Secondary Care ONLY or for Consultant Prescribing ONLY where indicated. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  

Black

Medicines classified in the BNF as 'not NHS' or are considered by the Area Prescribing Committee to be of low clinical value should not be prescribed  

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