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09.06.04  Expand sub section  Vitamin D
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The CCG recommends the use of Vitamin D in line with two locally developed treatment pathways

-Vitamin D for patients WITHOUT bone disease Vitamin D deficiency WITHOUT bone disease - Feb 2017
-Vitamin D for patients WITH bone disease.Vitamin D deficiency WITH bone disease - Policy Statement 244-2017 - February 2017

Please refer to

Vitamin D Deficiency and Insufficiency in Adults - Surrey guidelines - Feb 2017

Vitamin D Deficiency and Insufficiency in Adults - BSUH guidelines - July 2018

Licensed colecalciferol products should always be prescribed in line with local guidelines-do not prescribe unlicensed food supplements

In cases of insufficiency without bone disease, patients should be recommended to purchase OTC vitamin D supplements.

Vitamin D in childhood information

Licensed Products for Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Children

 

09.06.04  Expand sub section  Vitamin D with Calcium
Adcal D3
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First Choice
Green

OTC Patients should be advised to purchase if appropriate.

Chewable Tablets

  • Containing 600mg (15mmol) calcium and 400 units of vitamin D (as colecalciferol)

Dissolve Effervescent Tablets)Lemon flavour

  • Containing 600mg (15mmol) calcium and 400 units of vitamin D (as colecalciferol)
 
Accrete D3
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First Choice
Green

OTC Patients should be advised to purchase if appropriate.

Tablets

  • Containing 600mg (15mmol) calcium and 400 units of vitamin D (as colecalciferol)
 
Evacal D3
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First Choice
Green

OTC Patients should be advised to purchase if appropriate.

Chewable Tablets

  • Containing 600mg (15mmol) calcium and 400 units of vitamin D (as colecalciferol)

More cost effective than ADCAL D3

 
Calfovit D3
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Second Choice
Green

OTC Patients should be advised to purchase if appropriate.

Tablets

  • Containing 1.2g (30mmol) calcium and 800 units of vitamin D (as colecalciferol)
 
   
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Restricted Drug
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Unlicensed
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High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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Homecare
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CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

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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