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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
FamciclovirFamvir®Herpes infections5>3>2>1AMBERsecond line use only
Famotidineprescribe genericallyreflux oesophagitis, chronic dyspepsia1>3>1REDExceptional circumstances when...
FampridineFampyra®Multiple SclerosisBlack Traffic LightBLACKCommissioned by NHS England
FebuxostatAdenuric®Hyperuricaemia (NICE TA164)10>1>4AMBER 
FenofibrateSupralip®Hyperlipidaemia2>12GREEN 
Fentanyl nasal sprayInstanyl® PecFent®Opiate analgesicBlack traffic lightBLACK 
Fentanyl oral/transmucosal lozenge Actiq®Opiate analgesicBlack traffic lightBLACK 
Fentanyl patchesMatrifen® Mezolar®...Opiate analgesic4>7>2GREEN 
Fentanyl sublingual tabletsAbstral® Effentora®Opiate analgesicBlack traffic light BLACK 
Ferric CarboxymaltoseFerinject®iron deficiency, anaemia9>1>1>2REDFor use by renal & gastroenterology...
Ferric CarboxymaltoseFerinject®Cost effective option when IV iron is...Iron deficiency anaemiaREDAlso 2nd line treatment when...
Ferric MaltolFerraccru®Iron deficiency anaemia in patients...Black Traffic LightBLACK 
Ferrous fumarate & Folic acidPregaday®Iron deficiency9>1>1>1GREEN 
Ferrous Fumarate 210mgprescribe genericallyIron deficiency, anaemia9>1>1>1GREEN 
Ferrous fumurate syrupFersamal® Galfer®Iron deficiency9>1>1>1GREEN 
Ferrous sulphateGeneric prescribingIron deficiency9>1>1>1GREEN 
Ferrous sulphate MRFerrograd®Iron deficiency9>1>1>1GREEN 
FesoterodineToviaz®Urinary frequency7>4>2AMBER 
FexofenadineTelfast®Antihistamine3>4>1GREEN 
Fibrin sealant topicalArtissTissue glue to adhere/seal subcutaneous... REDFor use by ENT max/fax surgeons only