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Antibiotics Antibiotics

NameTariffBNF Sub Paragraph
Vancomycin
125 mg cap Pack of 28
£132.49PCT FORMULARY STATUS: First Line Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Vancomycin'View SPC on 'Vancomycin'View PIL on 'Vancomycin'
Colistimethate Sodium Injection (Colomycin Injection)
1 million unit vial Pack of 10
£18.00PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Specialist Initiated Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Colistimethate Sodium Injection'View SPC on 'Colistimethate Sodium Injection'View PIL on 'Colistimethate Sodium Injection'
Colistimethate Sodium Injection (Colomycin Injection)
2 million unit vial Pack of 10
£32.40PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Specialist Initiated Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Colistimethate Sodium Injection'View SPC on 'Colistimethate Sodium Injection'View PIL on 'Colistimethate Sodium Injection'
Rifaximin (Targaxan)
550 mg tab Pack of 56
£259.23PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Specialist Initiated Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Rifaximin'View SPC on 'Rifaximin'View PIL on 'Rifaximin'
Fidaxomicin (Dificlir)
200 mg fc tab Pack of 20
£1350.00PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Specialist Initiated Drugs [Notes:] For C.difficile on microbiology advice: Fidaxomicin 200mg BD for 10 days (note this is a high cost medication; please only prescribe on microbiology advice).
Community pharmacies may obtain stock by calling Astrellas Pharma Ltd.  0203 379 8721. Stock is delivered by Alliance Healthcare.

 Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Fidaxomicin'View SPC on 'Fidaxomicin'View PIL on 'Fidaxomicin'
For C.difficile on microbiology advice: Fidaxomicin 200mg BD for 10 days (note this is a high cost medication; please only prescribe on microbiology advice). Community pharmacies may obtain stock by calling Astrellas Pharma Ltd. 0203 379 8721. Stock is delivered by Alliance Healthcare.
Dalbavancin
500 mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion Pack of 1
- PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Hospital Only Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Dalbavancin'View SPC on 'Dalbavancin'View PIL on 'Dalbavancin'
Linezolid
600 mg tablets Pack of 10
- PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Hospital Only Drugs [Notes:] 1.	Linezolid should only be initiated in a hospital environment and after consultation with a relevant specialist such as a microbiologist. In exceptional circumstances it may be considered appropriate for a GP to commence treatment in a primary care setting (off-license use), only under the recommendation and supervision of a microbiologist. This should be discussed on an individual patient basis. Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Linezolid'View SPC on 'Linezolid'View PIL on 'Linezolid'
1. Linezolid should only be initiated in a hospital environment and after consultation with a relevant specialist such as a microbiologist. In exceptional circumstances it may be considered appropriate for a GP to commence treatment in a primary care setting (off-license use), only under the recommendation and supervision of a microbiologist. This should be discussed on an individual patient basis.
Linezolid
600 mg/300ml infusion bags Pack of 10
- PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Hospital Only Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Linezolid'View SPC on 'Linezolid'View PIL on 'Linezolid'
Colistimethate (Colobreathe)
1662500 unit inhalation powder capsules Pack of 56
- PCT FORMULARY STATUS: Hospital Only Drugs Some Other AntibioticsView BNF Article on 'Colistimethate 'View SPC on 'Colistimethate 'View PIL on 'Colistimethate '

 
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