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Welcome to the Inform Formulary

The formulary lists all medicines approved for use in Cardiff and Vale UHB

How to search INFORM
Enter the name of the medicine you require in the search box. Click on “Formulary Results” to see a list of products available, their prescribing categories and useful sources. To see all medicines in a particular class, use the chapter headings on the left of the screen and click on the “+” signs to open the section you require. Click on a drug name to display the monograph which will show on the right hand side of the screen. Please consult prescribing information and other guidance before making therapeutic decisions.
Further Advice
  • Health Care Professionals working within C&V UHB requiring therapeutic information or advice may contact the  Welsh Medicines Information Centre on 02920742251.
  • Members of the public may call NHS Direct on 0845 4647
  • Outpatients and recently discharged patients may obtain advice regarding their medicines from the Medicines Helpline on 029 2074 4181 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm).
  • Contact Information for Formulary Issues:
Other useful links
New Medicines Application Process – click here
Prescribing categories explained in full - click here
BNF - click here
Shared care guidance – click here
Choose Pharmacy (Common Ailments) Formulary – click here
NHS Medicines Shortage Log 2019 - click here
This Formulary is managed at WMIC in conjunction with Cardiff and Vale UHB Corporate Medicines Management Group. Chapters are subject to ongoing review by WMIC and UHW Clinical Boards but SPCs and other sources should be consulted for current prescribing information.
Key to Symbols: 
1st = First line, including GP use, 2nd = Second line including GP use, 3rd = Third line including GP use, R = Specialist recommended, S = Specialist initiated, H = Hospital only, MC = Multiple Categories, NF = Non-formulary,
NIP = Not In Pathway - Clinical Board Director approval required,  G = General Use - all prescribers.