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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
Ketamine (oral)UNLICENSED SPECIALAnalgesia - use by hospice only Appendix 6REDUnlicensed medication
Ketamine (oral) Chronic painBlack Traffic LightBLACKRequest for use must be made through...
Ketamine injectionKetalar®Induction & maintenance of...15>1>1RED 
KetoconazoleNizoral®Antifungal5>2GREEN 
Ketoprofen gelOruvail® Powergel®Topical NSAID10>3>2GREEN 
Ketorolac eye dropsAcular®Inflammation of eye surgery11>8>2AMBER 
Ketorolac trometamol injectionToradol®Moderate to severe acute postoperative...15>1>4>2RED 
Ketotifen UDV eye drops 0.25mg/ml PFKetofallSymptomatic treatment of seasonal...Black Traffic LightBLACK 
Ketovite® Adjunct to synthetic diet9>6>7GREEN