|Therapeutic Area||Formulary Choices||Cost for 28|
(unless otherwise stated)
|Rationale for decision / comments|
|11.4 Corticosteroids and other anti-inflammatory preparations|
|Corticosteroids||As advised by secondary care|
|Other anti-inflammatory products||Sodium cromoglicate||2% drops: £1.72 (13.5ml)||Suitable for self-care. 5ml and 10ml pack sizes are OTC products (and non-formulary), and are more expensive when being used regularly.
If prescribing use 13.5ml size.
|For patients who find administration of eye drops difficult we recommend prescription of these devices
Opticare (for 2.5, 5, 10, 15 & 20ml bottles) £4.95
Opticare Arthro 5 (for 2.5 & 5ml bottles) £4.95
Opticare Arthro 10 (for 10, 15, 20ml bottles) £4.95