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

04-07-04-02 Prophylaxis of migraine

Amitriptyline
Formulary
Tablets: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Liquid: 25 mg/5 mL, 50 mg/5 mL

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Fremanezumab Ajovy®
Formulary

Solution for injection: pre-filled syringes 225mg/1.5mL

Recommended for use according to NICE criteria (TA631)

Link  NICE TA 631: Fremanezumab for preventing migraine
 

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Galcanezumab Emgality®
Formulary

Solution for injection: Pre-filled pen 120 mg/1 mL

Recommended for use according to NICE criteria (TA659)

Link  NICE TA 659: Galcanezumab for preventing migraine
 

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Pizotifen
Formulary
Tablets: 500 micrograms, 1.5 mg

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Propranolol
Formulary
Tablets: 10mg*, 40 mg, 80 mg
Solution: 10mg/5ml**, 40 mg/5 mL

*10mg tablets may also be used for anxiety
**Hospital use for paediatrics only

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Clonidine Hydrochloride
Formulary
Suspension*: 50mcg/5ml
*Hospital use only

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Methysergide Deseril®
Non Formulary

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