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Guidance in the Red / Amber List serves ONLY to define where clinical and prescribing responsibility for the listed medicines should lie in terms of governance and safety.

  • Inclusion in this list does NOT imply the medicine has been accepted for use via Managed Entry, does NOT imply endorsement of use, and does NOT take account of the cost implications of use of a particular medicine.
  • Prescribers should use this list in conjunction with guidance on the Managed entry process for medicines, and the NI formulary which includes information on current cost effective choices.
  • As far as possible, new specialist medicines are added to the list at the point when they are granted a UK product licence. In some instances this may be prior to the medicine being launched.

The table below lists specialist medicines. Users should search by generic name where possible. Brand names listed are not exhaustive.

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Approved NameExample Trade NamesContextStatusGuidanceNew Entry
Eculizumab Soliris Red
Efavirenz Red
Efavirenz with emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil Red
Efmoroctocog alfa Elocta Red
Eliglustat Cerdelga Red
Elosulfase alfa Vimizim Red
Elotuzumab Empliciti Red
Eltrombopag Revolade Red
Elvitegravir Vitekta Red
Elvitegravir with cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide Stribild Red
Elvitegravir with cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil Genvoya Red
Emicizumab Red
Emtricitabine Emtriva Red
Emtricitabine + tenofovir alafenamide Descovy Red
Emtricitabine with rilpivirine and tenofovir alafenamide Odefsey Red
Emtricitabine with rilpivirine and tenofovir disoproxil Eviplera Red
Emtricitabine with tenofovir disoproxil Red
Emtricitabine, tenofovir, elvitegravir, cobicistat Stribild Red
Encorafenib Red
Enfortumab vedotin Padcev Red
Enfuvirtide Fuzeon Red
Enoxaparin Clexane Amber Enoxaparin Shared Care Guideline
Entecavir Baraclude Red
Entrectinib Red
Enzalutamide Xtandi Red
Epoetin Eprex, NeoRecormon Amber Local Arrangements For Shared Care May Apply
Epoprostenol Flolan Red
Eptinezumab Vyepti Red
Erenumab Aimovig Amber GP Information Sheet
Eribulin Halaven Red
Erlotinib Tarceva Red
Esketamine Spravato Red
Estramustine Estracyt Red
Etanercept Enbrel Red
Etelcalcetide Parsabiv Red
Etoposide Vepesid Red
Etravirine Intelence Red
Everolimus Certican Post-transplant immunosuppressant Amber No Shared Care Guideline Required (Click for info)
Everolimus Afinitor, Votubia When used as a systemic anti-cancer therapy or for manifestations of tuberous sclerosis complex Red
Evolocumab Repatha Amber GP Information sheet
Fampridine Fampyra Red
Faricimab Vabysmo Red
Fenfluramine Fintepla Red
Filgotinib Jyseleca Red
Filgrastim Neupogen, Accofil, Zarzio Red
Fingolimod Gilenya Red
Fludarabine Fludara Red
Fluocinolone Intravitreal Implant Iluvien Red
Flutamide Drogenil Amber No Shared Care Guideline Required (Click for info)
Follitropin alfa, beta & delta Gonal-F, Puregon, Ovaleap, Bemfola, Pergoveris, Rekovelle Infertility Red
Fondaparinux Arixtra Amber
Fosamprenavir Telzir Red
Fostamatinib Tavlesse Red
Fremanezumab Ajovy Amber GP Information Sheet
Galcanezumab Emgality Amber GP information sheet
Galsulfase Naglazyme Red
Ganciclovir IV Cymevene Red
Ganirelix Orgalutran Infertility Red
Gefitinib Iressa Red
Gemtuzumab Mylotarg Red
Gilteritinib Xospata Red
Givosiran Givlaari Red
Glasdegib Red
Glatiramer acetate Copaxone Red
Glecaprevir + pibrentasvir Maviret Red
Glycerol phenylbutyrate Ravicti Amber GP Information Sheet
Golimumab Simponi Red
Gonadorelin analogues Suprecur, Suprefact, Prostap, Zoladex, Synarel, Decapeptyl When used for treatment of infertility. Red
Goserelin Zoladex When used for treatment of infertility Red
Grass pollen extract Grazax Amber GP Information Sheet
Grazoprevir + elbasvir Zepatier Red
Guanfacine Intuniv Amber Guanfacine Shared Care Guideline
Guselkumab Tremfya Red
House dust mite immunotherapy Acarizax Red
Human alpha1-proteinase inhibitor Respreeza Red
Human FVIII and Human VWF Voncento Red
Human menopausal gonadotrophins Menogon, Menopur Infertility Red
Human von Willebrand factor (VWF) Willfact Red
Hydroxycarbamide Hydrea Myeloproliferative disorders and other non-cancer indications. Amber Hydroxycarbamide Shared Care Guideline
Hydroxycarbamide Hydrea When used as a systemic anti cancer therapy Red
Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Amber Hydroxychloroquine Shared Care Guideline
Ibandronate IV injection Bonviva Red
Ibrutinib Imbruvica Red
Icatibant Firazyr Red
Idarubicin Zavedos Red
Idebenone Raxone Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Red
Idelalisib Zydelig Red
Idursulfase Elaprase Red
Iloprost Ilomedin, Ventavis Red
Imatinib Glivec Red
Imiglucerase Cerezyme Red
Immunoglobulin Cuvitru, Gammabulin, Gammagard, Kabiglobulin, Flebogamma, Sandoglobulin, Subcuvia, Vigam Specialist indications Red
Inclisiran Leqvio Red
Infliximab Remicade Red
Inotersen Tegsedi Red
Inotuzumab ozogamicin Besponsa Red
Interferon alfa Intron-A, Roferon-A Red
Interferon beta Avonex, Rebif, Betaferon Red
Interferon gamma Immukin Red
Ipilimumab Yervoy Red
Irinotecan Red
Iron (Parenteral) Monofer, Cosmofer, Venofer, Ferinject, Rienso Red
Isatuximab Sarclisa Red
Isavuconazole Cresemba Red
Isocarboxazid Isocarboxazid Amber No Shared Care Guideline Required (Click for info)
Isotretinoin Roaccutane Red
Itulazax Red
Ivabradine Procoralan Chronic heart failure NYHA class II to IV Amber No Shared Care Guideline Required (Click for info)
Ivacaftor Kalydeco Red
Ivacaftor + Tezacaftor + Elexacaftor Kaftrio Red
Ivosidenib Tibsovo Red
Ixazomib Ninlaro Red
Ixekizumab Taltz Red

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