Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

 
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4 Central nervous system

As psychiatric services are provided by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) the drugs available for Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4 are those listed in the Formulary used by NTW which is the North of Tyne Formulary

04-07-03 Trigeminal neuralgia

Carbamazepine
First Choice
Tablets: 100 mg, 200 mg, 400 mg
SR Tablets: 200 mg, 400 mg
Liquid: 100 mg/5 mL

Indicated in trigeminal neuralgia and compression neuralgia

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Oxcarbazepine
Second Choice
Tablets: 150mg, 300mg, 600mg
Indicated in for trigeminal neuralgia and compression neuralgia after trialling carbamazepine

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