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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
Aviptadil with Phentolamine Mesilate Invicorp 25micrograms/2mg/0.35ml...Erectile dysfunction in adult males7.4>5AMBERSpecialist initiation. Reserved for...
Axicabtagene ciloleucel therapyYescartaRelapsed or refractory diffuse large...8>1>5REDNHSE Cancer Drug Fund
axitinibInlyta®Advanced renal cell carcinoma after...8>1>5RED 
AzacitadineVidaza®Myelodysplastic Syndrome (NICE TA218)8>1>3RED 
AzathioprineGeneric prescribing onlyRheumatic diseases10>1>3AMBER 
AzathioprineGeneric prescribing onlyInflammatory bowel disease1>5>3AMBERUnlicensed use in IBD
Azathioprine injectionImuran®Transplant rejection8>2>1RED 
Azathioprine tabletsGeneric prescribing onlyTransplant rejection8>2>1AMBERred for injection
Azelaic acidSkinoren®Topical13>6>1GREEN 
AzelastineRhinolast®Allergic rhinitis12>2>1GREEN 
azelastine/fluticasoneDymista®moderate to severe allergic rhinitisBlack Traffic LightBLACK 
Azelastine/fluticasone nasal sprayDymista®For relief of symptoms of moderate to...Black Traffic LightBLACKNot recommended for use
AzilsartanEdarbi®HypertensionBlack traffic lightBLACK 
AzithromycinTablets / Capsules - Prescribe...See Antimicrobial guidelines5>1>5GREEN 
BaclofenGeneric prescribing onlySkeletal muscle disorder10>2>2GREEN 
Balanced salt solution Ocular irrigation11>8>2RED 
BalsalazideColazide®Ulcerative colitis1>5>1AMBER 
BaricitinibOlumiant®Moderate to Severe rheumatoid arthritis...10>1>3REDCCG Commissioned
BasiliximabSimulect®Immunosuppressive therapy for...8>2>2REDNHS England Commissioned (replaces NICE...
BasiliximabSimulect®Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney...8>2>2REDNHS England commissioned replaces NICE...