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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
Aspirin dispersible tablets, Aspirin...Generic prescribing onlyProphylaxis of cardiovascular events2>9GREEN 
AtazanavirReyataz®HIV infection5>3>1REDSecond line use only
Atenolol injectionTenormin®Arrhythmias2>4RED 
Atenolol tablets/liquidTenormin®Hypertension, angina, arrhythmias2>4GREENprescribe tablets generically
AtezolizumabTecentriqUntreated advanced non-squamous...Black Traffic LightBLACKNICE was unable to make a decision on...
AtezolizumabTecentriqAn option for metastatic non-squamous...8>1>5REDNHS England Commissioned
AtezolizumabTecentriqLocally advanced or metastatic...8>1>5REDNHS England commissioned
AtezolizumabTecentriqPreviously treated locally advanced or...8>1>5REDNHS England commissioned
AtezolizumabTecentriqLocally advanced or metastatic...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund (updated July...
AtomoxetineStrattera®ADHD (NICE TAG 98)4>4Amber Shared CareShared care
Atorvastatin 10mg and 20mg tabletsGeneric prescribing onlyHypercholesterolaemia, 2nd or 3rd line2>12GREENlipitor on black list
Atorvastatin 40mg and 80mg tabletsGeneric prescribing onlyIntensive management of hyperlipidaemia2>12GREENlipitor on black list
Atorvastatin chewable tabletsLipitor chewable®hypercholesterolaemiaBlack traffic lightBLACK 
Atovaquone with proguanilMalaroneMalaria5>4>1OTC/Self carePrivate prescription only. Not to be...
Atracurium besilate injectionTacrium®Neuromuscular blockade15>1>5RED 
Atropine Sulfate injectionNon-proprietaryPremedication, intra-operative...15>1>3RED 
Atropine UDV 1%Minims®Anterior uveitis11>5GREEN 
Autologous chondrocyte implantation Symptomatic articular cartilage defects... REDNHS England commissioned as per NICE...
Aveeno® Emollient (medium)13>2>1GREEN 
AvelumabBavencio conc for solution for infusionMetastatic Merkel cell carcinoma - an...8>2>3REDNHS England commissioned