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Bedfordshire and Luton Joint Formulary
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Bedfordshire CCG
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Luton CCG
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 Formulary Chapter 10: Musculoskeletal and joint diseases - Full Section
Notes:

Any drug not listed on the Formulary should be considered Non-Formulary - Not recommended for prescribing

Numbers in brackets indicate counts of (Formulary items, Non Formulary items)
10.01 Drugs used in rheumatic diseases and gout (0,0)
Rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders (0,0)
Osteoarthritis and soft-tissue disorders (0,3)
10.01.01 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (6,43)
Aspirin (0,0)
10.01.02 Corticosteroids (0,0)
10.01.02.01 Systemic corticosteroids (0,0)
10.01.02.02 Local corticosteroids injections (5,4)
10.01.03 Drugs which suppress the rheumatic disease process (3,0)
Gold (0,2)
Penicillamine (0,2)
Antimalarials (2,0)
Drugs affecting the immune response (8,2)
Cytokine modulators (11,0)
Sulfasalazine (1,0)
10.01.04 Gout and cytotoxic-induced hyperuricaemia (0,0)
Acute attacks of gout (1,0)
Long-term control of gout (2,2)
Hyperuricaemia associated with cytotoxic drugs (1,0)
10.01.05 Other drugs for rheumatic diseases (1,2)
10.02 Drugs used in neuromuscular disorders (1,1)
10.02.01 Drugs which enhance neuromuscular transmission (0,0)
Anticholinesterases (2,1)
Immunosuppressant therapy (0,0)
Acetylcholine-release enhancers (0,1)
10.02.02 Skeletal muscle relaxants (2,4)
Other muscle relaxants (0,2)
Nocturnal leg cramps (0,1)
10.03 Drugs for the treatment of soft-tissue disorders and topical pain relief (0,0)
Extravasation (0,0)
10.03.01 Enzymes (2,0)
10.03.02 Rubefacients, topical NSAIDs, capsaicin, and poultices (0,0)
Topical NSAIDs and counter-irritants (1,7)
Capsaicin (0,2)
Poultices (0,1)
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