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

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

04-08-01 Benzodiazepines

Tablets: 10 mg
Oral Suspension: 5mg/5 mL - licensed product, Tapclob®, now available
Should only be prescribed on the NHS to patients for the treatment of epilepsy under SLS regulations. Prescriptions should be endorsed “SLS”.

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Tablets: 500 micrograms, 2 mg
Oral solution (contains alcohol): 500 micrograms/5 mL, 2 mg/5 mL
Oral solution contains 100mg ethanol per 5mL (Rosemont Pharmaceuticals)

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