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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
Sacubitril valsartanEntresto®Symptomatic Heart failure with reduced...2>5AMBER 
SafinamideXadago®Idiopathic Parkinson's DiseaseBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
Salbutamol (inhalation and oral routes)Airomir® Asmasal Clickhaler®...Asthma3>1>1>1GREENInjection is red
Salbutamol injectionVentolin®Asthma3>1>1>1RED 
Salbutamol injectionVentolin®Myometrial relaxant7>1>3RED 
Salbutamol SR tabletsVentmax® SRAsthmaBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
Salicylic acid & Lactic acid paintSalactol®Warts13>7GREEN 
Salicylic acid Cutaneous solutionOcclusal®Warts13>7GREEN 
Salicylic acid ointmentVerrugon®Warts13>7GREEN 
Saliva replacement gelBiotene Oralbalance®Dry mouth12>3>5GREEN 
Saliva replacement gelBioXtra® gelxerostomia caused by radiation to oral...12>3>5AMBERadditional saliva replacement gel for...
SalmeterolSerevent®Asthma, COPD3>1>1>1GREENPrescribe by brand
Salmeterol MDINeovent® MDIAsthma, COPDBlack traffic lightBLACK 
Salmeterol/fluticasone propionate MDI Sereflo® MDIModerate to severe Asthma 3>2GREEN(prescribe by brand)
SaquinavirInvirase®HIV5>3>1RED 
SarilumabKevzara®Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis...10>1>3REDCCG Commissioned (Bluetec form...
Sea Water nasal dropsSterimar®Nasal hygeineBlack traffic lightBLACK 
SecukinumabConsentyx®moderate to severe plaque psoriasis...13>5>3RED 
SecukinumabCosentyx®▼Palmoplantar psoriasis (moderate to...13>5>3REDwhere no response (refractory) to at...
SecukinumabConsentyx®Active ankylosing spondylitis after...10>1>3REDNICE TA407