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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
Bazedoxefine/conjugated oestrogensDuavive®Oestrogen deficiency symptomsBlack Traffic LightBLACKpostmenopausal women with a uterus...
BCG instillationImmuCyst®Bladder carcinoma8>2>4RED 
BCG vaccineAll brandsTravel vaccinationBlack Traffic LightBLACKSee Position Statement on the provision...
BD AutoShield Duo™BD AutoShield Duo™Safety Pen Needle 6>1>6GREEN 
BD Viva™ pen needlesBD Viva™ pen needlesBlood Glucose Testing6>1>6GREEN 
BeclometasoneBeconase® Nasobec Aqueous®Nasal allergy12>2>1GREEN 
Beclometasone & Formoterol dpiFostair Nexthalerasthma, MART regimen >18 years of...3>2GREENprescribe by brand
Beclometasone & Formoterol pMDIFostair®Asthma3>2GREEN 
Beclometasone & Formoterol pMDIFostair®COPD3>2GREEN 
Beclometasone dipropionateClenil Modulite® Qvar®...Asthma3>2GREEN 
Beclomethasone dipropionate/formoterol...Trimbow®COPD (moderate to severe)3>1GREENOnly for patients who have failed to...
Bee and Wasp Allergen ExtractsPharmalgen®Venom anaphylaxis (TAG246)3>4>2REDspecialist use
BelataceptNulojixImmunosuppressive therapy for kidney...Black Traffic LightBLACKNHS England Commissioned replaces NICE...
BelataceptNulojixImmunosuppressive therapies for kidney...Black Traffic LightBLACKNHS England commissioned replaces NICE...
BelimumabBenlysta®Add-on treatment for active...10>1>3RED 
BendamustineLevact®Non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NICE TA206)Black traffic lightBLACK 
BendamustineLevact®Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, Binet...8>8>1RED 
BendroflumethiazideGeneric prescribing onlyDiuretic2>2>1GREEN 
Benperidol tabletsAnquil®Control of deviant antisocial sexual...4>2>1AMBER 
BenralizumabFasenra▼Severe eosinophilic asthma in adults ...3>3>2REDNHS England commissioned