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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
PaclitaxelAbraxaneas albumin-bound nanoparticles with...Black Traffic LightBLACKTerminated appraisal
PaclitaxelNon-proprietaryBreast cancer, early (NICE TA108)Black traffic lightBLACK 
PaclitaxelNon-proprietaryOvarian cancer NICE TAG 55 8>1>5REDpartially updated by TA91, which has...
PaclitaxelNon-propietaryrecurrent ovarian cancer in combination...8>1>5REDan option in NICE TA389, replaces NICE...
PaclitaxelAbraxaneAs albumin-bound nanoparticles with... REDNHS England commissioned (replaces...
PadeliporfinTookadUntreated, unilateral, low risk...Black Traffic LightBLACK 
PalbociclibIbranceHormone receptor-positive, HER2 -...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund
PalbociclibIbranceHormone receptor-positive,...8>1>5REDwith an aromatase inhibitor for...
Paliperidone injectionXeplion®Maintenance treatment of Schizophrenia...4>2>2REDand Lancashire Care Guidance for...
Paliperidone tabletsInvega®SchizophreniaBlack traffic lightBLACK 
PalivizumabSynagis®Respiratory syncytial virus in infants5>3>5RED 
PametrexedAlimta®maintenance treatment following...Black Traffic LightBLACKnon-small-cell lung cancer - not...
PancreatinCreon®Cystic fibrosis, reduced or absent...1>9>4GREEN 
Pancreatin PowderPancrex V® PowderGastroenterology use - via enteral...1>9>4REDGastroenterology use only
PanitumumabVectibix®Monotherapy or combination chemotherapy...Black traffic lightBLACK 
PanitumumabVectibix®Colorectal cancer, metastatic (NICE...Black traffic lightBLACKTerminated appraisal NICE TA240...
PanobinostatFarydak®Multiple myeloma after at least 2...8>1>5REDNICE TA380
PantoprazoleProtium®Gastro-oesophageal refluxBlack traffic lightBLACK 
Papaverine injectionNon-proprietaryErectile dysfunction7>4>5AMBERUnlicensed medicine
Paracetamol 500mg/5ml Oral suspension...Rosemont productpain relief in patients with swallowing...4>7>1GREEN