NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
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5 Infections

5.4 Antiprotozoal drugs

5.4.1 Antimalarials

Total Formulary
QUININE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. Quinine IV should be administered with caution under the supervision of a specialist in infectious diseases.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/4031.htm

HALOFANTRINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. It is restricted for use in specialist centres, for quinine resistance.

5.4.2 Amoebicides

5.4.3 Trichomonacides

5.4.4 Antigiardial drugs

5.4.5 Leishmaniacides

5.4.6 Trypanocides

5.4.7 Drugs for toxoplasmosis

5.4.8 Drugs for pneumocystis pneumonia

Total Formulary
ATOVAQUONE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. Use on advice of specialist in infectious diseases.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/27972.htm

CO-TRIMOXAZOLE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. Use on advice of specialist in infectious diseases.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/3884.htm

PENTAMIDINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. Use on advice of specialist in infectious diseases.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/4054.htm