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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
DabigatranPradaxa®VTE prevention post hip & knee...2>8>2GREEN 
DabigatranPradaxa® Stroke prevention in AF (NICE TA249)2>8>2GREEN 
Dabigatran EtexilatePradaxa®treatment and secondary prevention of...2>8>2GREEN 
DabrafenibTafinlar®Adjuvant treatment of resected stage...8>1>5REDNHS England commissioned
DabrafenibTafinlar®Unresectable or metastaic BRAF V600...8>1>5REDNHS England commissioned
Dabrafenib (with trametinib)Tafinlar®Advanced metastatic BRAF V600E...Appraisal terminated - not recommended...N/ANICE was unable to make a...
DacarbazineDTIC-Dome®Metastatic melanoma, soft tissue...8>1>5RED 
DaclatasvirDaklinza®Chronic Hepatitis C - NICE TA3645>3>3>2REDSpecialist Medicine. NHS England...
DacomitinibVizimproUntreated EGFR mutation-positive...8>1>5REDNHS England Commissioned
DalbavancinXydalba®Acute bacterial skin and skin structure...5>1>7REDConsultant Microbiologist Use Only
DanazolDanol®Endometriosis, severe pain of...6>7>2GREEN 
Dantrolene sodium injectionDantrium Intravenous®Malignant hyperthermia15>1>8RED 
DapagliflozinForxiga®In triple therapy for Type 2 diabetes -...6>1>2>3GREENonly in combination with metformin and...
DapagliflozinForxiga®Glycaemic control in adults with Type 2...6>1>2>3GREENNICE TA390
DapagliflozinForxiga®In combination therapy for treating...6>1>2>3GREENreplaced by NICE TAG on dapagliflozin...
DapagliflozinForxiga®With insulin for treating Type 1...6>1>2>3AMBERCCG commissioned
DapoxetinePriligy® On demand treatment of premature...Black Traffic LightBLACK 
DapsoneNon proprietaryLeprosy, dermatitis herpetiformis5>1>10AMBER 
DaratumumabDarzalexRelapsed and refractory multiple...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund
DaratumumabDarzalexRelapsed multiple myeloma - as per NICE...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund