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

 
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9 Nutrition and blood
09-06-04 Vitamin D

Preparations may contain peanut and soya oil (suitable for vegetarians). Check allergy status prior to prescribing.


Colecalciferol
Formulary

Capsules: 800 units, 20,000 units
Tablets: 800units, 1000units, 25,000 units


Liquid: Secondary care: contact pharmacy for advice regarding available brands. Primary care: use most clinically and cost effective option


Note,Green +  for bariatric indications


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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate
Formulary

Please note, the following preparations are listed generically. Please be aware that the branded products issued by primary and secondary care, and patients may be changed onto an equivalent preparation depending on which products are most cost-effective.


Tablets: 1.5g Calcium Carbonate (600mg Calcium) and 400 units (10mcg) Colecalciferol
Chewable tablets: 1.5g Calcium Carbonate (600mg Calcium) and 400 units (10mcg) Colecalciferol
Eff Tablets: 1.5g Calcium Carbonate (600mg Calcium) and 400 units (10mcg)
Caplets: 750mg calcium carbonate (300mg Calcium) an 200units (5mcg) – used by secondary care, review use in primary care as more cost-effective options are available.             



Secondary care: contact pharmacy for advice regarding available brands. Primary care: use most clinically and cost effective option


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Alfacalcidol
Formulary

Capsules: 0.25 micrograms, 0.5 micrograms, 1 microgram
Oral drops (sugar-free): 2 micrograms/1 mL
Injection: 1 microgram/0.5 mL, 2 micrograms/1 mL


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Calcitriol
Formulary

Capsules: 0.25 micrograms, 0.5 micrograms


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Ergocalciferol
Formulary

Injection: 300,000 units/1 mL, 600,000 units/2 mL


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Paricalcitol Zemplar®
Formulary

Capsules: 1 microgram, 2 micrograms, 4 micrograms
Injection: 5 micrograms/1 mL


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Calcitriol Calcijex®
Non Formulary

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Calcitriol Rocaltrol®
Non Formulary

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Dihydrotachysterol AT 10®
Non Formulary

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