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 Formulary Chapter 1: Gastro-intestinal system - Full Section
Notes:

Review date: June 2020

Non-formulary drugs: Any drug or formulation not listed in the formulary is deemed to be non-formulary.

Off-label use: Drugs are included in the formulary for their licensed indications – where inclusion of off-label use is considered to be included in the formulary this is specifically stated in the formulary entry for the drug N.B. also see Paediatrics note below.

Paediatrics: Drugs are included in the formulary for paediatric use for their BNF for Children recommended indications (indicated by symbol View childrens BNF) which may be off-label, unless otherwise stated. All drugs are deemed to have the same RAG status as they have for adults unless stated otherwise.

NHS England Specialised Commissioning
Drugs carrying the NHS England logo are commissioned by them. Links to key documents, national programmes of care, and clinical reference groups are found below.

NHSE NHS England Specialised Commissioning: Key documents

NHSE NHS England Specialised Commissioning: National programmes of care and clinical reference groups


01.01 Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
01.01.01 Antacids and simeticone
01.01.02 Compound alginates and proprietary indigestion preparations
01.02 Antispasmodics and other drugs altering gut motility
Antimuscarinics
Other antispasmodics
Motility stimulants
01.03 Antisecretory drugs and mucosal protectants
Helicobacter pylori infection
01.03.01 H2-receptor antagonists
01.03.02 Selective antimuscarinics
01.03.03 Chelates and complexes
01.03.04 Prostaglandin analogues
01.03.05 Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)
01.03.06 Other ulcer-healing drugs
01.04 Acute diarrhoea
01.04.01 Adsorbents and bulk-forming drugs
01.04.02 Antimotility drugs
01.04.03 Enkephalinase Inhibitors
01.05 Chronic bowel disorders
Aminosalicylates
01.05.01 Aminosalicylates
01.05.02 Corticosteroids
01.05.03 Drugs affecting the immune response
Cytokine inhibitors
01.05.04 Food allergy
01.06 Laxatives
01.06.01 Bulk-forming laxatives
01.06.02 Stimulant laxatives
01.06.03 Faecal softeners
01.06.04 Osmotic laxatives
01.06.05 Bowel cleansing preparations
01.06.06 Peripheral opiod-receptor antagonist
01.06.07 Other drugs used in constipation
01.07 Local preparations for anal and rectal disorders
01.07.01 Soothing haemorrhoidal preparations
01.07.02 Compound haemorrhoidal preparations with corticosteroids
01.07.03 Rectal sclerosants
01.07.04 Management of anal fissures
01.08 Stoma care
01.09 Drugs affecting intestinal secretions
01.09.01 Drugs affecting biliary composition and flow
Other prepatations for biliary disorders
01.09.02 Bile acid sequestrants
01.09.03 Aprotinin
01.09.04 Pancreatin
01.10 BIOLOGICS
01.11 Lactase
01.12 Dysphagia
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