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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
Ulipristal acetateEsmya®moderate to severe symptoms of uterine...6>4>1BLACKMHRA MArch 2020 - LICENSE SUSPENDED
Ulipristal acetate 5mgEsmya®Pre-operative treatment of uterine...6>4>1REDTo be used in line with MHRA guidance...
UmeclidiniumIncruse®▼ COPDBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
Universal fit insulin pen needlesInsupen, GlucoRX finepoint, Omnican...Insulin Pen needles6>1>6GREEN 
Urea 10% creamFlexitol® creamEmollient (containing urea)13>2>1GREEN 
Urea 25% Heel BalmFlexitol® Heel Balm creamTreatment of dry skin on the heels and...13>2GREENFor use in Diabetic Patients only
UrokinaseSyner-KINASE® Antifibrinolytic2>10>2RED 
Ursodeoxycholic acidDestolit® Urdox® ...Dissolution of gallstones, primary...1>9>1AMBER 
UstekinumabStelara®active psoriatic arthritis (NICE TA340)13>5>3REDRapid Review of TA 313
UstekinumabStelara®Plaque psoriasis in children and young...13>5>3REDNHS England commissioned
UstekinumabStelara®Moderate to severe plaque psoriasis...13>5>3REDCCG Commissioned
UstekinumabStelara®Moderately to severely active...1>5>3REDCCG Commissioned