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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
NaftidrofurylPraxiliene®Peripheral vascular disease (NICE...Black traffic lightBLACKGeneric nafidrofuryl is GREEN, Branded...
NaftidrofurylGeneric prescribing onlyPeripheral vascular disease (NICE...2>6>4GREENGeneric Naftidrofuryl is GREEN, Branded...
NalmefeneSelincro®Reduction of alcohol consumption in...4>10>1RED 
NaloxegolMoventig®Opioid induced constipation that has...1>6>7GREEN 
Naloxone hydrochlorideNon-proprietaryReversal of post-operative respiratory...15>1>7RED 
NaltrexoneNalorex® Opizone®Treatment of advanced ovarian cancerBlack traffic lightBLACK 
NaltrexoneNalorex® Opizone®Substance Misuse (NICE TAG 115)4>10AMBER 
naltrexone-bupropionMysimbaManaging overweight and obesity in...Black Traffic LightBLACKAs indicated by NICE TA494
NaproxenGeneric prescribing onlyNSAID10>1>1GREEN 
Naproxen & Esomeprazole TabletsVimovo®NSAID with gastro-protectionBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
NatalizumabTysabri®MS (NICE TA127)8>2>4REDFor use by specialist services to treat...
NateglinideStarlix®Type II Diabetes6>1>2>3GREEN 
NefazodoneUNLICENSED SPECIALSevere depressionAppendix 6AMBERLancashire Care use only. Unlicensed.
Nefopamall brands Non opioid analgesiaBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)...PICO® Specialist Use ONLY RED 
NelfinavirViracept®HIV5>3>1RED 
Neomycin Sulfate tabletsNon-proprietaryBowel sterilisation prior to surgery,...5>1>4AMBER 
Neostigmine metilsulfate injectionNon-proprietaryReversal of non-depolarising...15>1>6RED 
NeratinibNerlynxExtended adjuvant treatment of hormone...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund
Netupitant/palonosetron AkynzeoPrevention of acute & delayed...4>6REDhighly emetogenic cisplatin-based...