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Joint Medicines Formulary & Traffic Light Index

All medicines are listed alphabetically using the generic name where possible. Some brand names are used -  for multi-ingredient preparations or those with non-specific generic names.

 LOOKING FOR THE TRAFFIC LIGHT FOR A MEDICINE ? - FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS
 1.  Type the drug name in the 'Keywords' box
 2.  Click on the 'Search' button
 3.  Within the results, click on the 'generic name' of the medicine you are looking for.
 4.  Then click on the 'Link to the relevant section' - this will take you to the page in the formulary   
      that talks about  that medicine.  You will be able to see the traffic light for medicines here.

Generic NameBrand NameIndicationMMB Formulary SectionTraffic LightComments
BaclofenGeneric prescribing onlySkeletal muscle disorder10>2>2GREEN 
Balanced salt solution Ocular irrigation11>8>2RED 
BalsalazideColazide®Ulcerative colitis1>5>1AMBER 
BaricitinibOlumiant®Moderate to Severe rheumatoid arthritis...10>1>3REDCCG Commissioned
BasiliximabSimulect®Immunosuppressive therapy for...8>2>2REDNHS England Commissioned (replaces NICE...
BasiliximabSimulect®Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney...8>2>2REDNHS England commissioned replaces NICE...
Bazedoxefine/conjugated oestrogensDuavive®Oestrogen deficiency symptomsBlack Traffic LightBLACKpostmenopausal women with a uterus...
BCG instillationImmuCyst®Bladder carcinoma8>2>4RED 
BCG vaccineAll brandsTravel vaccinationBlack Traffic LightBLACKSee Position Statement on the provision...
BD AutoShield Duo™BD AutoShield Duo™Safety Pen Needle 6>1>6GREEN 
BD Viva™ pen needlesBD Viva™ pen needlesBlood Glucose Testing6>1>6GREEN 
BeclometasoneBeconase® Nasobec Aqueous®Nasal allergy12>2>1GREEN 
Beclometasone & Formoterol dpiFostair Nexthalerasthma, MART regimen >18 years of...3>2GREENprescribe by brand
Beclometasone & Formoterol pMDIFostair®Asthma3>2GREEN 
Beclometasone & Formoterol pMDIFostair®COPD3>2GREEN 
Beclometasone dipropionateClenil Modulite® Qvar®...Asthma3>2GREEN 
Beclomethasone dipropionate/formoterol...Trimbow®COPD (moderate to severe)3>1GREENOnly for patients who have failed to...
Bee and Wasp Allergen ExtractsPharmalgen®Venom anaphylaxis (TAG246)3>4>2REDspecialist use
BelataceptNulojixImmunosuppressive therapy for kidney...Black Traffic LightBLACKNHS England Commissioned replaces NICE...
BelataceptNulojixImmunosuppressive therapies for kidney...Black Traffic LightBLACKNHS England commissioned replaces NICE...