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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
ObeticholicOcaliva®Primary biliary cholangitis in adults -...1>9>1REDPatients initiated on this drug should...
ObinutuzumabGazyvaro®Follicular lymphoma as per NICE TA4728>2>3REDNHS England commissioned. Cancer Drugs...
ObinutuzumabGazyvaro®Untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia...8>2>3REDNICE TAG343
ObinutuzumabGazyvaroUntreated advanced follicular lymphoma...8>1>5REDNHS England commissioned
OcrelizumabOcrevusRelapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis...8>2>3REDNHS England Commissioned
OcrelizumabOcrevusPrimary progessive multiple sclerosis...8>2>3REDNHS England Commissioned
OcriplasminJetrea®Vitreomacular traction - recommended as...11>8>2RED 
OctenidineOctenisan®Skin cleanser13>11>5GREEN 
Octreotide depot injectionSandostatin Lar®NHS England is responsible for...8>3>4>3 SEE Formulary
Octreotide injectionSandostatin®NHS England is responsible for...8>3>4>3 SEE Formulary
OfatumumabArzerra®Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (NICE TA...Black traffic lightBLACK 
OfatumumabArzerra®As an option in untreated chronic...8>2>3REDNICE TAG344
OfloxacinExocin®Bacterial eye infection11>3>1REDFor specialist use only
OfloxacinTarivid®Urinary tract infections5>1>12GREEN 
OlanzapineZyprexa®Psychosis4>2>1AMBER shared careShared care
Olanzapine Depot InjectionZypAdhera®PsychosisBlack traffic lightBLACK 
OlaparibLynparzamaintenance treatment of relapsed,...8>1>5REDperitoneal cancer after response to...
OlaparibLynparzaMaintenance treatment of BRCA...8>1>5REDCancer Drugs Fund
OlaparibLynparzaMaintenance treatment of relapsed...8>1>5REDCancer Drugs Fund
Olive oilNon-proprietaryRemoval of ear wax12>1>3GREEN