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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
AlprostadilProstin VR®Ductus arteriosus patency7>1>1>1RED 
Alprostadil CreamVitraos®Erectile dysfunction treatment option...7>4>5AMBERTo be used in line with Erectile...
Alprostadil creamVitraos®Erectile dysfunction if PDE5 inhibitors...7>4>5GREENTo be used in line with Erectile...
Alprostadil urethral sticksMuseErectile Dysfunction - specialist...7>4>5AMBERSee Erectile Dysfunction Guidelines
AlteplaseActilyse®Thrombolysis in MI (NICE TA52)2>10>2RED 
AlteplaseActilyse®Acute ischaemic stroke (NICE TA264)2>10>2REDUse within 4.5 hours
Aluminium chloride solutionAnhydrol Forte®Hyperhidrosis13>12GREEN 
Alverine Citrate CapsulesSpasmonalintestinal smooth muscle relaxant1>2GREEN 
AmantadineLysovir® Influenza treatment & prophylaxis...Black Traffic LightBLACKCCG Commissioned
AmantadineSymmetrel®Parkinsonism4>9>1AMBER 
AmebaciclibVerzenious®Previously untreated, hormone...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund
AmifampradineFirdapse®Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome...Black traffic lightBLACKSee 3,4 diaminopyridine (base) (NHS...
AmilorideGeneric prescribing onlyPotassium-sparing diuretic2>2>3GREEN 
Aminophylline injectionNon-proprietarySevere acute exacerbation of asthma or...3>1>3RED 
Aminophylline tabletsPhyllocontin Continus Treatment prophylaxis of bronchospasm...3>1>3AMBER 
Amiodarone injectionCordarone X® Cardiopulmonary resuscitation2>3>2RED 
Amiodarone tabletsCordarone X® Supraventricular arrhythmias2>3>2AMBERred for injection
AmisulprideSolian®Schizophrenia4>2>1Amber Shared CareShared care
AmitriptylineGeneric prescribing onlyDepression4>3>1GREEN 
AmitriptylineGeneric prescribing onlyMigraine prophylaxis, neuropathic pain4>7>4>2GREEN