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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
Tacalcitol monohydrateCuratoderm®Plaque psoriasis13>5>2GREEN 
TacrolimusProtopic®Topical treatment for atopic dermatitis...13>5>3AMBER 
Tacrolimus immediate releaseAdoport® Modigraf®...Immunosuppressive therapies for...8>2>2REDNHS England commissioned replaces NICE...
Tacrolimus prolonged releaseAdvagraf ® , Envarsus® Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney...Black Traffic LightBLACKNHS England commissioned replaces NICE...
Tacrolimus prolonged releaseAdvagraf ® , Envarsus® Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney...Black Traffic LightBLACKNHS England Commissioned replaces NICE...
Tacrolimus, immediate releaseAdoport® Modigraf®...Immunosuppressive therapies for...8>2>2RED NHS England Commissioned replaces NICE...
TadalafilCialis®Benign prostatic hyperplasia (NICE...Black traffic lightBLACK 
Tadalafil 10mg/20mgCialis®Erectile dysfunction7>4>5GREENhalf-life 72 hours
Tadalafil 2.5mg, 5mgCialis®Erectile DysfunctionBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
Tadalafil DailyCialis®Erectile DysfunctionBlack Traffic LightBLACKNOT recommended for prescribing in...
Tadalafil dailyCialisPost prostatectomyBlack Traffic Light`BLACK 
Talc (sterilised)UNLICENSED SPECIALPleurodesisAppendix 6REDAvoid in cystic fibrosis
TamoxifenNon-proprietaryBreast cancer8>3>4>1AMBER 
Tamsulosin capsulesGeneric prescribing onlyBenign prostatic hyperplasia7>4>1GREEN 
Tamsulosin hcl/dutasterideCombodart®Benign prostatic hyperplasia7>4>1AMBER12 month treatment then review and...
Tamsulosin MR tabletsFlomaxtra XL®Benign prostatic hyperplasiaBlack traffic lightBLACK 
TapentadolPalexia®Moderate to severe painBlack traffic lightBLACK 
Tapentadol MRPalexia®SRNeuropathic pain in palliative care...Grey under reviewGREY 
Tapentadol MRPalexia SR®Not recommended as treatment option for...Black Traffic LightBLACK 
Tapentadol SRPalexia® SRNot recommended as a treatment option...Black Traffic LightBLACK