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 Formulary Chapter 19: Oral Nutritional Supplements in Adults - Full Chapter
19.04  Expand sub section  Compact (Small Volume) Ready to Drink Products - Second Line
Aymes Shake Compact
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First Choice
Green
  • 57g powder sachet to be mixed with 100mls whole milk.
  • 7x57g
  • Starter Pack 5x57g sachets of one flavour each.

Flavours available; neutral, strawberry, vanilla, chocolate and banana.

  • Gluten Free

Nutritional Profile (including added milk)

  • 320 Kcals
  • 12.4g Protein
 
Ensure Compact
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Second Choice
Green
  •  4x125ml Ready to Drink

Flavours available; vanilla, strawberry, café latte or banana.

  • Gluten Free

Nutritional Profile

  • 300kcals
  • 12.8g protein
 
   
Altraplen Compact
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Second Choice
Green
  • 4x125ml Ready to Drink
  • Starter Pack available (1 of each flavour).

Flavours available; vanilla or strawberry

  • Gluten and Lactose Free

Nutritional Profile

  • 300kcals
  • 12.8g protein
 
   
Fortisip Compact
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Second Choice
Green
  • 4x125ml Ready to Drink.
  • Starter Pack available (x6 mixed flavours).

Flavours available; neutral, vanilla, mocha, banana, apricot, chocolate, forest fruit or strawberry

  • Gluten Free

Nutritional Profile

  • 300kcals
  • 12.8g protein
 
   
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

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Status Description

Black

Comment : Not to be routinely commissioned (prescribed) in any care setting (primary or secondary care). This may be due to a lack of good clinical evidence, cost effectiveness, concerns over safety or due to the availability of more suitable alternatives. As such, drugs classified as Black should be considered as non-formulary.   

Red

Initiation : Specialist only
Repeat Prescribing : Specialist
Monitoring : Specialist
Comment : Prescribing must be in line with any specific treatment criteria outlined. In exceptional circumstances a GP may be asked to prescribe the specialist must provide adequate information and support.   

Amber

Initiation : Specialist only
Repeat Prescribing : Primary care OR specialist
Monitoring : Primary care OR specialist
Comment : Monitoring according to Effective Shared Care Agreement (ESCA) for stabilised patients only. GP agreement should be requested by specialist and confirmed/declined by GP on a patient-by-patient basis.   

Blue

Initiation/Recommendation : Specialist only
Repeat Prescribing : Primary care
Monitoring : Primary care
Comment : Should be initiated or recommended by a specialist. Monitoring of either medicine or disease does not require specialist skills or equipment   

Green

Initiation : Primary care or specialist
Repeat Prescribing : Primary care
Monitoring : Primary care
Comment : Suitable for non specialist initiation   

OTC

Patients should be advised to purchase if approriate.  

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