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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.

 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
Ibandronic acidBondronat®Bone metastases6>6>2AMBER shared careshared care
Ibandronic acid - OralBonviva®Osteoporosis6>6>2AMBER 
IbrutinibImbruvicaRelapsed or refractory mantle cell...8>1>5REDNHS England commissioned (PAS)
Ibrutinib Untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia...Black Traffic LightBLACKNICE TA452 - terminated appraisal
IbrutinibImbruvicaPreviously treated chronic lymphocytic...8>1..5RED..with 17p deletion or TP53 mutation as...
IbrutinibImbruvicaWaldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia in...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund
Ibrutinib with bendamustine &... Relapsed or refractory chronic...Black Traffic LightBLACKterminated appraisal NICE TA437
Ibrutinib with rituximabImbruvicaWaldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia -...Black Traffic LightBLACKTerminated appraisal
IbuprofenGeneric prescribing onlyNSAID10>1>1GREEN 
Ibuprofen gelGeneric prescribing onlyTopical NSAID10>3>2GREEN 
IcatibantFirazyr®Acute attacks of hereditary angiodemaBlack traffic lightBLACK 
IdarubicinZavedos®Acute leukaemia8>1>2RED 
IdarucizumabPraxbind®Rapid reversal of anticoagulant effects...2>8>3REDRestricted to hospital use ONLY
IdelalisibZydelig®treating follicular lymphoma that is...Black Traffic LightBLACKTerminated appraisal
IdelalisibZydelig®Refractory Follicular lymphoma - not...Black Traffic LightBLACKNICE TA604 Not recommended within its...
idelalisibZydelig® Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - as per...8>1>5RED 
Idelalisib (with ofatumumab)Zydelig▼Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (with...Black Traffic LightBlackterminated appraisal NICE TA469
IfosfamideNon-proprietaryChronic myeloid leukaemia8>1>1RED 
Iloprost nebuliser solutionVentavis®Pulmonary hypertension2>5>1REDSpecialist supervision
ImatinibGlivec®High dose, imatinib-resistant or...8>1>5REDReplaces NICE TA241 NHS England...